Grace for President

FOR THE WEEKEND, share this title with your child! 

Grace for President is appropriate for school age children.

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Grace for President from author Kelly DiPucchio and illustrator LeUyen Pham istimely story that 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. 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.

Practice this Comprehension Strategy-Making Connections:
Grace for President couldn’t be recommended at a better time! Not only will your child be able to make connections to their own lives in their own schools, but they will have the opportunity to connect Grace to our current National Election and the world around them.  

Do this with your child:
There is no doubt your child may ask some questions after reading Grace for President. They have likely seen the many local and national outlets sharing their political messages for the past few weeks. Take this opportunity to talk with them about the election and voting. You can find resources from PBS and Kids Health.

If you’re interested in sharing Grace for President with your child you can find it from publisher Disney-Hyperion here

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