My Teacher For President by Kay Winters

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Oliver, a savvy second grader, has been learning about the president's job, and it seems to him that his teacher would be the perfect candidate. Look at her qualifications! She loves white houses, she's used to being followed everywhere, she attends lots of meetings, she finds jobs for people, and she believes in peace. Oliver's teacher is depicted during a typical school day contrasted with scenes of his heroine carrying out presidential duties. The apt correlation between these two very important jobs makes the book both useful and amusing.
 

About Kay Winters

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Award-winning author Kay Winters is a former teacher and language arts consultant and now writes books for children full time, including The Teeny Tiny Ghost and This School Year Will Be the Best! She lives in Richlandtown, Pennsylvania, with her husband, Earl. Her website is www.kaywinters.com. Denise Brunkus is an illustrator of children's books. She has illustrated more than sixty books for children, and is best known for her illustrations on the Junie B. Jones series of books written by Barbara Park. She lives in Massachusetts.
 
Published August 23, 2004 by Dutton Juvenile. 32 pages
Genres: Humor & Entertainment, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Arranged by Brunkus in warmly agreeable two-page spreads—the left side depicting the teacher tending to her responsibilities at school, the right side showing her attending to the same qualities as chief executive—Oliver tells us of her fondness for white houses, that she likes to be followed abo...

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Inspired by TV reports about the upcoming presidential election, a second grader named Oliver catalogues why his beloved teacher, Mrs. Robbins, is ideal for the job.

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