In today's world, civic engagement is paramount in laying the foundation for the next generation of U.S. citizens. This book gives readers the tools they need to understand the civics concept of understanding citizenship. A relatable story and characters are paired with vibrant illustrations to teach readers the foundations of citizenship and civics. In this book, the narrator takes action by speaking their mind. This fiction book is paired with the nonfiction book What Is Democracy?<\\I> (ISBN: 9781538364697). The instructional guide on the inside front and back covers provides: Vocabulary, Background knowledge, Text-dependent questions, Whole class activities, and Independent activities.