The Adventures of Sasha and Malia at The White House, (New Vision Works, $14.99) is an entertaining and imaginative children’s tale of President Obama’s daughters traveling back in time to learn about slavery and the Emancipation Proclamation. In there travels the girls meet Charles Douglass, son of Frederick Douglass and gain knowledge of proposed legislation to end slavery in America. Sasha and Malia also discover how the world has changed and specific steps that led to their father ultimately becoming the first African American President of the United States. Co-authors Carol Francois and P. Segal successfully merge together to produce an educational 48-page illustrated story and inspirational read for both children and adults.
Best known for his roles as Murray in Clueless and Dr. Christopher Turk on Scrubs , Donald Faison, 36, gets the whole comedy thing. But there is nothing funny about his new turn as action hero in the recently released alien thriller Skyline.