Voting, Elections, and Democracy

Vote for Our Future! Cover Image
By Margaret McNamara, Micah Player (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984892805
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Published: Schwartz & Wade - February 18th, 2020

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.


V Is for Voting Cover Image
By Kate Farrell, Caitlin Kuhwald (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250231253
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) - July 21st, 2020

V Is for Voting is an ABC book that introduces progressive families to concepts like social justice and civil rights and reminds readers that every vote counts!

A is for active participation.
B is for building a more equal nation.
C is for citizens' rights and our duty.
D is for difference, our strength and our beauty.


Votes of Confidence, 2nd Edition: A Young Person's Guide to American Elections Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781541578975
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Published: Zest Books (Tm) - March 3rd, 2020

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.


One Vote, Two Votes, I Vote, You Vote (Cat in the Hat's Learning Library) Cover Image
By Bonnie Worth, Aristides Ruiz (Illustrator), Joe Mathieu (Illustrator)
$9.99
ISBN: 9780399555985
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Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - July 26th, 2016

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!


Curious George Votes Cover Image
$4.99
ISBN: 9780358272632
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2020

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


Lillian's Right to Vote: A Celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 Cover Image
By Jonah Winter, Shane W. Evans (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780385390286
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Published: 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.
 


When You Grow Up to Vote: How Our Government Works for You Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781626728790
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - September 25th, 2018

Eleanor Roosevelt’s book on citizenship for young people now revised and updated for a contemporary audience.


Give Us the Vote!: Over Two Hundred Years of Fighting for the Ballot Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780823439577
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Published: 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.


Granddaddy's Turn: A Journey to the Ballot Box Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9781536205619
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Published: 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.


The President of the Jungle Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781984814746
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Published: 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.


Duck for President (A Click Clack Book) Cover Image
By Doreen Cronin, Betsy Lewin (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9780689863776
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Published: 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.


Grace for President (Grace Series #1) Cover Image
By Kelly DiPucchio, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781423139997
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Published: 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?"


Grace Goes to Washington (Grace Series #2) Cover Image
By Kelly DiPucchio, LeUyen Pham (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781368024334
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - September 3rd, 2019

In 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?"


Sofia Valdez, Future Prez (The Questioneers) Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419737046
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - November 5th, 2019

Sofía Valdez, presidenta tal vez / Sofia Valdez, Future Prez (Los Preguntones / The Questioneers) Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781644731079
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Published: 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.


Presidential Mad Libs: POTUS Poster Edition Cover Image
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593093986
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Published: 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!


Peaceful Fights for Equal Rights Cover Image
By Rob Sanders, Jared Andrew Schorr (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781534429437
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Published: 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.


What Is a Presidential Election?: with Activities, Stickers, and a Poster! (What Was?) Cover Image
By Douglas Yacka, Who HQ, Robert Squier (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780593095614
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Published: 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!


Votes for Women!: American Suffragists and the Battle for the Ballot Cover Image
$10.95
ISBN: 9781616209889
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Published: 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.


One Person, No Vote (YA edition): How Not All Voters Are Treated Equally Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781547601073
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Published: Bloomsbury YA - September 17th, 2019

A timely and essential history of Black voter suppression, adapted from the National Book Award longlisted adult book


Around America to Win the Vote: Two Suffragists, a Kitten, and 10,000 Miles Cover Image
By Mara Rockliff, Hadley Hooper (Illustrator)
$7.99
ISBN: 9781536208368
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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!


Drawing the Vote: An Illustrated Guide to Voting in America Cover Image
By Tommy Jenkins, Kati Lacker (Illustrator)
$24.99
ISBN: 9781419739989
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - April 21st, 2020

Sofia Valdez and the Vanishing Vote Cover Image
By Andrea Beaty, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781419743504
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - October 6th, 2020

The Voting Booth Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781368053297
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Published: Disney-Hyperion - July 7th, 2020

From 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?


Election Connection: The Official Nickelodeon Guide to Electing the President  (Nickelodeon) Cover Image
By Susan Ring, Random House (Illustrator)
$8.99
ISBN: 9780593180372
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Published: 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!


Finish the Fight!: The Brave and Revolutionary Women Who Fought for the Right to Vote Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780358408307
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Published: Versify - August 18th, 2020

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?


Lifting as We Climb: Black Women's Battle for the Ballot Box Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780451481542
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Published: 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.


Suffragette: The Battle for Equality Cover Image
By David Roberts, David Roberts (Illustrator)
$25.00
ISBN: 9781536208412
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Published: 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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