Synopses & Reviews
Julie is sent to school detention for passing a note to a deaf girl to tell her what the teacher is saying. Indignant, she decides to run for student body president and try to change the detention system. But no fifth grader has ever run before, and the other student are put off by the detention issue and her connection with the deaf girl. With persistence and creative campaigning, Julie wins the students over--and wins the election without compromising her principles.
Julie is in school detention for passing a note to Joy, a deaf student who has trouble understanding the teacher. Indignant, Julie decides to run for student body president so she can make changes to the detention system. A Looking Back section discusses the 1976 presidential election. Illustrations.