The Kid Who Ran For President by Dan GutmanThe Kid Who Ran For President by Dan Gutman

The Kid Who Ran For President

byDan Gutman

Paperback | June 1, 2012

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The return of Dan Gutman's sharp, funny farce about the youngest candidate to ever run for President of the United States-updated just in time for the 2012 election!

"Hi! My name is Judson Moon. I'm twelve years old and I'm running for President of the YOU-nited States."

That's how I introduced myself to about a zillion people. I must have kissed a zillion babies, said a zillion hellos, shaken a zillion hands . . . Will I get a zillion votes? The answer might surprise you.

Can you picture a kid as President? Imagine what we can accomplish-together-in a country where parents listen. Where teachers give no homework. Where every lawmaker obeys a single kid-me! How am I going to pull this off? Who knows! Read the book to find out.

Dan Gutman is the author of over thirty books, mostly about sports. He began his career writing humorous essays and articles about sports, and even started a video game magazine. Inspired by his son to start writing children's books, he now writes solely for kids. Dan visits hundreds of schools from New Jersey to Egypt, using sports to...
Title:The Kid Who Ran For PresidentFormat:PaperbackDimensions:176 pages, 7.57 × 5.28 × 0.42 inPublished:June 1, 2012Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0545442133

ISBN - 13:9780545442138


Rated 4 out of 5 by from I'd vote for him "Hi! My name is Judson Moon. I'm 12 years old and I'm running for President of the YOU-nited States." Get used to that statement for you will encounter it in this book on a number of occasions. His close friend has a plan to get him on the ballot to run for president. Lane Brainard has a plan and he will win this election, or he will if Judson follows his every command - what to wear, what to say, what to do. It doesn't matter that he is a 12 year old, As Lane states, there are ways around that. This story is equal parts cynicism, optimism and humor mixed together and what comes out is a hilarious story that will make you laugh out loud and hopefully make you think a little more about the political process. Join the wild ride as Lane and Judson spend the year campaigning towards becoming the next president of the United States. It is a fun, whimsical story sure to be enjoyed by the whole family. And you might just find that you become a supporter of the lemonade party yourself!
Date published: 2012-09-18