Heads I Win Author:Patricia Hermes Bailey's running for president of her fifth grade class, and she's got to win! She's even writing to the president of the U.S. for an endorsement. And her best friend Kevin is helping her concoct some wild schemes for winning votes. Anything to beat stuck-up Janie, whose father is printing posters and giving her money to buy presents -- and vote... more »s. With such competition, how can Bailey compete? With brains!
She'll outfox Janie, even if it means claiming to have a head transplant, and letting the boys see her scar in return for votes. But there's one thing nobody sees in the tough, confident newcomer: her fear. After a lifetime of being bounced form one foster home to another, Bailey has finally found a place she might like to stay -- if they want her. And what better way to know than by winning and proving her worth to her classmates, to her new family, to the social worker -- and to herself.« less