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Grace for President (Grace Series #1) (Hardcover)

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By Kelly DiPucchio, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
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This is book number 1 in the Grace Series series.

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When she learns that the US has never had a female president, Grace Campbell decides to be the first. Follow Grace in her school's mock election, and learn about hard work - and the electoral system!

— Hannah

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A fresh, fun, and "thought-provoking" New York Times bestseller about the American electoral college and why every vote counts from bestselling and award-winning duo Kelly DiPucchio and LeUyen Pham.

"Where are the girls?"

When Grace's teacher reveals that the United States has never had a female president, Grace decides she wants to be the nation's first and immediately jumpstarts her political career by running in her school's mock election! The race is tougher than she expected: her popular opponent declares that he's the "best man for the job" and seems to have captured the votes of all of the class's boys. But Grace is more determined than ever. Even if she can't be the best man for the job, she can certainly try to be the best person!

This timely story not only gives readers a fun introduction to the American electoral system but also teaches the value of hard work, courage, independent thought--and offers an inspiring example of how to choose our leaders.

About the Author


Kelly DiPucchio (www.kellydipucchio.com) has written several children's picture books including the New York Times bestseller Grace for President, Bed Hogs, Liberty's Journey, and Mrs. McBloom, Clean Up Your Classroom! A graduate of Michigan State University, Kelly lives in southern Michigan with her husband and three children.


LeUyen Pham (http://www.leuyenpham.com/) is the prolific and bestselling illustrator of many books for children, including Grace for President by Kelly DiPucchio, Freckleface Strawberry by Julianne Moore and God's Dream by Archbishop Desmond Tutu. Pham has also written and illustrated her own works, including All the Things I Love About You and Big Sister, Little Sister. A former animator for Dreamworks, she lives with her husband and two sons in San Francisco

Praise For…


Praise for Grace for President:
Rise/Amelia Bloomer Project Book List


"DiPucchio and Pham are game gals. Explaining the electoral system to adults isn't easy, but they make it understandable to kids."—Booklist

"Thought-provoking and timely..."—School Library Journal

"...the book delivers lessons on electoral votes, polls, and the reason every vote counts."—The New York Times


Product Details
ISBN: 9781423139997
ISBN-10: 1423139992
Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: March 6th, 2012
Pages: 40
Language: English
Series: Grace Series