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KidLit Election 2012: Third-party tickets

Our Republican and Democratic candidates established, we now turn our attention to some third-party tickets certain to give Mr. Kincaid and Ms. Cavatica a run for their money. Advocate for your favorite candidate (or nominate another!) in the comments; write-ins also welcome in our final vote in November.

 Green Party

“We speak for the trees—and the tree-huggers.”

The Lorax     Miss Rumphius
presidential nominee: The Lorax
vice presidential nominee: Miss Rumphius

Libertarian Party

“You can pry our bows, arrows, and hatchets from our cold, dead hands.”

Brian Robeson     Gale Hawthorne
presidential nominee: Brian Robeson (Hatchet)
vice presidential nominee: Gale Hawthorne (The Hunger Games trilogy)


“A little common sense and a lot of spunk go a long way.”

Ole Golly     Clementine
presidential nominee: Ole Golly (Harriet the Spy)
vice presidential nominee: Clementine

For more on the Horn Book KidLit Election, click the tag KidLit Election 2012. Coming soon: presidential and vice presidential debates!



  1. I’ll take Miss Rumphius any day! I’d be a little nervous with Clementine in office, much as I love her…

  2. Hmm interesting. I suppose I’m more an Independant than a libertarian. I never knew that.

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