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Grace Goes to Washington (Hardcover)

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By Kelly DiPucchio, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
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"Who's in charge here?"

When Grace learns about the three branches of the United States government, she and the rest of the student council put the lesson into practice as they debate how to spend the money from a school fund-raiser. Should they buy new sports equipment? Books for the library? Instruments for the music room? The arguments continue as they travel to Washington, DC, for a field trip. Exploring government buildings and national monuments, Grace feels closer than ever to her dream of becoming president someday. But she and her classmates have a lot to learn about what it means to serve the needs of the people, especially when the people want such different things!

In this follow-up to New York Times best seller Grace for President, Kelly DiPucchio not only introduces how our government makes decisions, but also shares what it takes to be a true public servant.

About the Author

Kelly DiPucchio is the award-winning author of several children's books, including The Sandwich Swap, cowritten with Queen Rania Al Abdullah and illustrated by Tricia Tusa; the New York Times best-selling Grace for President, illustrated by LeUyen Pham; Gaston, illustrated by Christian Robinson; and Poe Won't Go, illustrated by Zachariah OHora. Kelly lives with her family in southeastern Michigan. She invites you to visit her website at kellydipucchio.com.

LeUyen Pham is the bestselling illustrator of many books for children, including Grace for President by Kelly DiPucchio, the Vampirina Ballerina series by Anne Marie Pace, and the Princess in Black series by Shannon and Dean Hale. LeUyen has also written and illustrated her own works, including Big Sister, Little Sister and The Bear Who Wasn't There. She lives with her husband and two sons in Los Angeles. Visit leuyenpham.com to learn more.

Praise For…


New York Times Best Seller


"Refreshingly, Grace's hard-fought campaign . . . features the hard work that goes into such a contest."—The New York Times Book Review


"Explaining the electoral system to adults isn't easy, but [DiPucchio and Pham] make it understandable to kids."—Booklist


"Lively."—Publishers Weekly

Product Details
ISBN: 9781368024334
ISBN-10: 1368024335
Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
Publication Date: September 3rd, 2019
Pages: 40
Series: Grace