Video Break

Raw video: Obamas shop at independent bookstore on Small Business Saturday

President Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha dropped in Saturday at Washington's Politics and Prose bookstore to do their part to support small businesses.

The Saturday after Thanksgiving has become known as "Small Business Saturday," designed to drive customers to mom and pop shops.

AP reported the books purchased included “The Kite Runner,” “Harold and the Purple Crayon,” and “The Sports Gene.”