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Monday, April 25, 2011

The Kid Who Ran For President by Dan Gutman

Title: The Kid Who Ran For President   
Author: Dan Gutman
Genre: Young Adult, Juvenile Fiction
Publisher: Scholastic
Received: Bought at used book store
Release Date:     Oct.  2000
Pages: 156

What is it About?
Judson Moon is a charismatic kid with a friend who has very high expectations, of Judson.  His friend want him to run for president of the YOU-nited States.  So he does and people in the United States are nuts, for Judson!

My Thoughts:
Judson Moon is charismatic, and funny at times but if you are looking for a book that teaches your kid somethings except politicians full of lies.  

I was hoping for much more then a moral story from this book other then what I received from the book.  I think there could have been so much more added to educate children about the Constitution or Congress.  Instead it is a book about a goofball kid who want to be honest, which is fine and good.   I was just hopeful for more educational with fun and not moral with fun or could have had both.    

This book also has a sequel which if I mention the title ruins this book.



Jenny said...

Sorry, you didn't like it that much. Now I have to go see what the title of the second one is.

"Confuzzled" Shannon said...

I am sorry I didn't like it either...but oh well. Can't like everything.