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Grace for President

Grace for President

by Kelly DiPucchio Illustrated by LeUyen Pham

"Where are the girls?"

When Grace Campbell'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.

5, 6, 7
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading
Number of Pages
Informational Text, Realistic Fiction

About the Author and Illustrator

Contributor Image Alt Tag Kelly DiPucchio Kelly DiPucchio is the author of several picture books, including Sipping Spiders Through a Straw, Grace for President, Liberty's Journey, and Dinosnores
LeUyen Pham LeUyen Pham has illustrated numerous award-winning books for children, including "Big Sister, Little Sister"; "Sing-Along Song"; and "Piggies in a Polka,"

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