So You Want to Be President?

Day 125


One of our first graders does.
However, I don’t think he’s grasped the difficulty of a) carrying on a parallel career as a superhero while in the media spotlight and b) doing it all from a foreign country.
Then there was his classmate, the little girl who wanted to be president because “they” always have “pretty puppies.”

The book:

This is a fun book to share aloud with a class.  Although it’s a picture book, I wouldn’t go any younger than second grade; third grade is ideal.  Be prepared to stop for questions and lots of discussion.  Also, be aware that no matter how many times you read this, the lasting image most students take away is that of President Taft getting stuck in the bathtub.

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