Grace for President

Grace for President

Book - 2008
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Grace campaigns for president of her grade, but when her competition seems to have the support of all the male voters, she must use all her campaigning skills to win them over by showing that she is the best person for the job.
Publisher: New York : Hyperion Books for Children, c2008
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780786839193
0786839198
Branch Call Number: JP DIPUCCHIO
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill., col. map ; 29 cm
Additional Contributors: Pham, LeUyen - Illustrator

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SPPL_Anna Mar 24, 2018

Does a great job of explaining the complicated American electoral system in an easy to understand and engaging way while also promoting equality.

DPLjosie Mar 08, 2018

Fabulous book that still resonates today, a decade after it was published. Useful, as well, for introducing the Electoral College. If Grace was about 8 years old in this story, she's now of legal age to run for some offices; she has my vote!

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jkweaver23
Aug 30, 2016

LOVE this book- a brown girl runs for president and wins. The ending make me tear up when the little boy with the deciding vote chose her and said why. I intentionally look for books that show children whose skin color reflects that of my children and especially 'girl power' books- even though I have boys. This is a favorite

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MsKK
Jun 28, 2014

Every little girl should read this book...I especially like it because it was intended for an African American little girl...We need more books like this for them...

LibraryLady_5 Nov 10, 2012

A great introduction to the electoral college system for 2nd - 3rd grade students. Through the story of a school election, this book does a better job of explaining this complicated system than anything else I've ever read!

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