If I Were President

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Albert Whitman and Company, 1999 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
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An easy-to-read picture book presents a simple description of the duties, responsibilities, and traditions of the office of president, including tossing out the first pitch of the baseball season and lighting the nation's Christmas tree. Reprint.

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The purpose of this book is to inform readers about the president. At a young age, children think that being president would mean that they could do whatever they want and be in charge of everyone ... Read full review

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I liked this book for a couple reasons. First, I appreciated the point of view of “If I Were President.” The first person point of view of children telling this story makes it easy for readers to get ... Read full review

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DyAnne DiSalvo-Ryan graduated from the School of Visual Arts in New York. She is an author and illustrator of more than forty picture books for children. She has illustrated books written by Beverly Cleary, Mary Pope Osborne, Jean Fritz, Jane O'Connor, Patricia Reilly Giff, Jean Marzollo and Amy Hest. She has also written and illustrated several of her own books including Uncle Willie and the Soup Kitchen, City Green, A Castle on Viola Street, and The Sloppy Copy Slipup. She received a Congressional Commendation from the State of New Jersey for Grandpa's Corner Store and the Irma S. and James H. Black Award for A Dog Like Jack.

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