After finding out there has never been a female U.S. president, Grace decides to run in her school's mock election, where she learns about the American electoral system and sets out to be the best person for the job even though her opponent, Thomas, seems to be winning all the boys' votes.
From the Publisher
"Where are the girls?" When Grace's teacher reveals that the United States has never had a female president, Grace decides to be the first. And she immediately starts off her political career as a candidate the school's mock election Author Kelly DiPucchio not only gives readers a fun introduction to the American electoral system, but also teaches them the value of hard work, courage, and independent thought--and offers an inspiring example of how to choose our leaders.
Publisher: Disney/Hyperion Books
March 6, 2012
34 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm
Pham, LeUyen, illustrator.
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AR Quiz: 121418EN
Reviews & Awards
- Booklist starred, 02/15/08
- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, 03/01/08
- Horn Book Magazine, 10/01/08
- Kirkus Reviews, 12/15/07
- Library Media Connection starred, 08/01/08
- New York Times, 02/17/08
- Publishers Weekly, 01/28/08
- School Library Journal, 02/01/08
- Wilson's Children, 10/01/10
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