You Can Be ABCs (Hardcover)

You Can Be ABCs By Robert Samuel White, II, Robert Samuel White, III, Robert Paul, Jr. (Illustrator) Cover Image
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Based on the empowering and beloved viral video rap by six-year-old Sam White and his dad, Bobby, as seen on The Ellen Show and more, comes a book about the many careers kids can aspire to, from A to Z!

You can be an A--an architect, a B--a biochemist, a C--a computer software developer, and so much more! It's all about doing what you love and putting your heart into everything that you do. In this alphabet book of careers, the options run from A to Z! And six-year-old social media sensation Sam White and his dad, Bobby, want every kid out there to know that they can reach for the stars and make their dreams come true, whatever they want to become. Just don't be a Z--a zombie, and let the world pass you by.

With dynamic and joyful art by Robert Paul Jr. accompanying Sam and Bobby's viral rap, this book will have readers celebrating the potential in everyone.

About the Author

Robert Samuel White III, aka Sam, is a Memphis native turned social media superstar with a huge heart, personality, and vocabulary! After mom taught him to read at just two years old, the future architect/governor/president continued his love for books and is now in elementary school reading at a much higher than average reading level. Thanks to the #YouCanBeABCs video seen by tens of millions and his quick wit, his quirky dances, and his YouTube channel segments, Sam is beloved by kids and adults around the globe and now has a list of national TV appearances and commercials under his belt. For him, he's simply doing what he does best--having fun! In addition to reading, Sam loves puzzles, board games, and watching his favorite TV show, SpongeBob SquarePants!

Robert Samuel White II ( aka Bobby AND his son's personal beatboxer never imagined that a fun song meant to expose his son to career options would turn into a global sensation! The Morehouse College graduate currently serves as a political consultant and public policy strategist in his hometown of Memphis, Tennessee, where he lives with his lovely wife, Stephanie, and son, Sam. Bobby began his professional career as a speechwriter for political leaders and has now turned his creative writing talents into a pastime where he develops fun songs and memorable anthems for his family--and now for all of us to enjoy. You can follow Bobby (and Sam!) on Facebook and YouTube @morewithsam and on Instagram @morewithsam_.

Robert Paul Jr. ( has a love for people and everyone's unique story, which feeds perfectly into his career as an illustrator and character designer. Born in St. Lucia and raised in St. Thomas in the United States Virgin Islands, Robert's ultimate calling is to help children lead fun, positive, and enriched lives through storytelling. He lives with his wife and daughter in Texas. As a couple, they enjoy mentoring children and teens, experiencing ballet performances, and discovering delicious new recipes and restaurants. You can follow Robert on Twitter and Instagram @robertpauljr.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780593405024
ISBN-10: 0593405021
Publisher: Philomel Books
Publication Date: November 9th, 2021
Pages: 32
Language: English