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 in the school's mock election. But soon, she realizes that she has entered a tough race. Her popular opponent claims to be the "best man for the job" -- and seems to have captured all the male votes -- while Grace concentrates on being the best person.
In this timely story, 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.
|Recommended Age||4 - 8|
|Author||Kelly S. DiPucchio|
|Publication Date||Feb 26, 2008|
|Publisher||Hyperion Book CH|