In this charming and powerful picture book about voting and elections, the students of Stanton Elementary School learn how we can find--and use--our voices for change.
"This playful, though powerful book engages little readers in the tenants of democracy and activism through rhyming text and colorful works of art." —PBS Kids for Parents
"An ideal starting point in helping kids to understand elections and voting." —Today.com
Every two years, media coverage of American elections turns into a horse-race story about who's leading the polls and who said what when. Give young adult readers clear explanations about how our election process actually works, why it matters, and how they can become involved.
The Cat in the Hat looks at how, why, and who we vote for in a rhyming, nonfiction book that's perfect for Election Day, President's Day, and year-round reading—now with 16 bonus-pages of kid-friendly voting activities!
It’s election day at the elementary school, and Curious George gets to join in the vote on the new school mascot!
It's election day, and Curious George is ready to cast his vote!
On election day at the elementary school, Curious George and his friend the Man with the Yellow Hat are visiting just in time to see the kids voting for their new$17.99ISBN: 9780385390286Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Schwartz & Wade - July 14th, 2015
An elderly African American woman, en route to vote, remembers her family’s tumultuous voting history in this picture book publishing in time for the fiftieth anniversary of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
$19.99ISBN: 9781626728790Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Roaring Brook Press - September 25th, 2018
Eleanor Roosevelt’s book on citizenship for young people now revised and updated for a contemporary audience.$19.99ISBN: 9780823439577Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Holiday House - February 4th, 2020
The corruption, activism, heroic efforts, and ongoing struggles for the right to vote are chronicled by an award-winning nonfiction author.$7.99ISBN: 9781536205619Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Candlewick - August 13th, 2019
Based on the true story of one family’s struggle for voting rights in the civil rights–era South, this moving tale shines an emotional spotlight on a dark facet of U.S. history.$17.99ISBN: 9781984814746Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Nancy Paulsen Books - January 7th, 2020
In this fabulous and funny introduction to how elections work, the animals decide they are tired of their king and that it is time to vote for a president.$17.99ISBN: 9780689863776Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Atheneum Books for Young Readers - March 2nd, 2004
From the New York Times bestselling creators of Click, Clack, Moo, comes an entertaning introduction to politics.
My fellow Americans:
It is our pleasure, our honor, our duty as citizens to present to you Duck for President. Here is a duck who began in a humble pond. Who worked his way to farmer. To governor.$17.99ISBN: 9781423139997Availability: Backordered - On Order with Publisher - May Be Available to OrderPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - March 6th, 2012
A fresh, fun, and "thought-provoking" New York Times bestseller about the American electoral college and why every vote counts from bestselling and award-winning duo Kelly DiPucchio and LeUyen Pham.
"Where are the girls?"$17.99ISBN: 9781368024334Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 3rd, 2019In this follow-up to the New York Times bestseller Grace for President, award-winning duo Kelly DiPucchio and LeUyen Pham present a fun, kid-friendly introduction to the branches of American government as well as the struggle and joys that comes with being a public servant."Who's in charge here?"$18.99ISBN: 9781419737046Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Abrams Books for Young Readers - November 5th, 2019An instant #1 New York Times bestseller!
An instant USA Today and Wall Street Journal bestseller!
The newest picture book from the creators of Iggy Peck, Architect; Rosie Revere, Engineer; and Ada Twist, Scientist stars Sofia Valdez, a community leader who stands up for what she believes in!
$17.95ISBN: 9781644731079Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Beascoa - December 17th, 2019
BESTSELLER DEL NEW YORK TIMES
El nuevo libro de cuentos ilustrado de los creadores de Iggy Peck, Arquitecta; Rosie Revere, Ingeniera; y Ada Twist, Científica. Esta vez la estrella es Sofía Valdez, una líder de la comunidad que defiende sus ideales.$7.99ISBN: 9780593093986Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Mad Libs - August 11th, 2020
A Mad Libs with 21 stories and plenty of blanks to fill in all about our country's most famous--and infamous--presidents! With stories about Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, and even Trump, you'll learn a little something, and have fun doing it, too!$17.99ISBN: 9781534429437Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - September 18th, 2018
A primer for peaceful protest, resistance, and activism from the author of Rodzilla and Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag.
Protesting. Standing up for what’s right. Uniting around the common good—kids have questions about all of these things they see and hear about each day.$7.99ISBN: 9780593095614Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Penguin Workshop - June 30th, 2020
The 2020 Election is here! And so is this book, which tells young readers all about presidential campaigns and American politics--complete with stickers, activities, and a color-your-own Electoral Map poster!$12.95ISBN: 9781616209889Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Algonquin Young Readers - January 7th, 2020“Lively . . . Defiant . . . Pulling back the curtain on 100 years of struggle . . . The women who shaped the American narrative come to life with refreshing attention to detail.”—The New York Times Book Review
For nearly 150 years, American women did not have the right to vote.$18.99ISBN: 9781547601073Availability: Usually Ships in 3-7 Days - Not in stock but can be ordered.Published: Bloomsbury YA - September 17th, 2019
A timely and essential history of Black voter suppression, adapted from the National Book Award longlisted adult book$7.99ISBN: 9781536208368Availability: Usually Ships in 3-7 Days - Not in stock but can be ordered.Published: Candlewick - April 9th, 2019
The author of Mesmerized delivers another fascinating glimpse into history, this time the story of two brave suffragists on a trek across America to spread the word: Votes for Women!$24.99ISBN: 9781419739989Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Abrams ComicArts - April 21st, 2020How the history of American voting rights has shaped the way we vote today
Coinciding with the 2020 US presidential election, Drawing the Vote, an original graphic novel, looks at the history of voting rights in the United States and how it affects the way we vote today.$12.99ISBN: 9781419743504Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Amulet Books - October 6th, 2020
Just in time for the 2020 election, the bestselling chapter book series continues with the newest Questioneer, Sofia Valdez
Miss Lila Greer announces it’s time for Grade Two to get a class pet, and she wants the kids to participate in choosing which one. After all, they will all have to share the responsibility of caring for it.$18.99ISBN: 9781368053297Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Disney-Hyperion - July 7th, 2020From Stonewall Award-winning author Brandy Colbert comes an all-in-one-day love story perfect for fans of The Sun is Also A Star.Marva Sheridan was born ready for this day. She’s always been driven to make a difference in the world, and what better way than to vote in her first election?$8.99ISBN: 9780593180372Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Random House Books for Young Readers - July 7th, 2020
In this book, Nickelodeon explains campaigns, politics, and voting--just in time for the 2020 election!$18.99ISBN: 9780358408307Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Versify - August 18th, 2020
A New York Times bestseller!
Who was at the forefront of women's right to vote? We know a few famous names, like Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton, but what about so many others from diverse backgrounds—black, Asian, Latinx, Native American, and more—who helped lead the fight for suffrage?$19.99ISBN: 9780451481542Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Viking Books for Young Readers - April 21st, 2020
For African American women, the fight for the right to vote was only one battle.
This National Book Award longlisted book tells the important, overlooked story of black women as a force in the suffrage movement--when fellow suffragists did not accept them as equal partners in the struggle.$25.00ISBN: 9781536208412Availability: On Our Shelves NowPublished: Walker Books US - October 8th, 2019
A New York Times best-selling illustrator turns his talents to a lavish history of the women’s suffrage movement in the U.K. and the U.S. just in time for the hundredth anniversary of the Nineteenth Amendment.
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