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Rocky the Raccoon: Pursuit of the Popular Vote
by Emma Calderon and Pat Crnkovich

Overview


Meet Rocky the Raccoon! He is a nine-year-old who currently lives with his military parents aboard the USNS Grace. Rocky and his family travel the world, bringing medical supplies and medical care to those in need. As a military child, new sights, new sounds, new smells, and new cities are the anchors of Rocky's naval life as he sails around the world looking forward to new adventures. Rocky has grown accustomed to saying gutting goodbyes to old friends and heartfelt hellos to new friends, and he always looks for ways to grow in new places. How will Rocky challenge himself in this port that he will call home for a year?

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Description


In a day and age where the "winner-takes-all" mentality looms large, Rocky the Raccoon inspires us to think and behave graciously, even when everything is at stake. In "Rocky the Raccoon: Pursuit of the Popular Vote," Rocky begins third grade at his fourth school in five years as a military kid amidst a civilian population. This story tells the tale of Rocky's desire to win an election at his new school in order to gain popularity. While pursuing the position of classroom representative, Rocky makes a memorable friend and amasses a slew of insightful observations about what it means to strive for goals competitively and constructively. In the end, Rocky decides that sometimes the "winning" strategy is recognizing the strengths in others to get the job done.

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About the author


Pat and Emma are a mother-daughter duo who used the downtime of the early days of the pandemic to stay connected by fulfilling a dream – writing a children's book together. Virtually, they brought the story of "Rocky the Raccoon" to life and can't wait for you to learn about Rocky, his travels, and the lessons he learns across the globe.

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Book details

Genre:JUVENILE FICTION

Subgenre:Social Issues / New Experience

Language:English

Series title:Rocky the Raccoon

Series Number:1

Pages:28

Format:Hardcover

Hardcover ISBN:9781667819518


Overview


Meet Rocky the Raccoon! He is a nine-year-old who currently lives with his military parents aboard the USNS Grace. Rocky and his family travel the world, bringing medical supplies and medical care to those in need. As a military child, new sights, new sounds, new smells, and new cities are the anchors of Rocky's naval life as he sails around the world looking forward to new adventures. Rocky has grown accustomed to saying gutting goodbyes to old friends and heartfelt hellos to new friends, and he always looks for ways to grow in new places. How will Rocky challenge himself in this port that he will call home for a year?

Read more

Description


In a day and age where the "winner-takes-all" mentality looms large, Rocky the Raccoon inspires us to think and behave graciously, even when everything is at stake. In "Rocky the Raccoon: Pursuit of the Popular Vote," Rocky begins third grade at his fourth school in five years as a military kid amidst a civilian population. This story tells the tale of Rocky's desire to win an election at his new school in order to gain popularity. While pursuing the position of classroom representative, Rocky makes a memorable friend and amasses a slew of insightful observations about what it means to strive for goals competitively and constructively. In the end, Rocky decides that sometimes the "winning" strategy is recognizing the strengths in others to get the job done.

Read more

About the author


Pat and Emma are a mother-daughter duo who used the downtime of the early days of the pandemic to stay connected by fulfilling a dream – writing a children's book together. Virtually, they brought the story of "Rocky the Raccoon" to life and can't wait for you to learn about Rocky, his travels, and the lessons he learns across the globe.

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