What's the Big Deal About Elections
What's the Big Deal About Elections
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What's the Big Deal About Elections

Written by Ruby Shamir & illustrated by Matt Faulkner
Book #3 in the What's the Big Deal About Series
Published by Philomel Books
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From ballots to bonfires, from suffrage to stumping, this kid-friendly picture book filled with fun facts and historical trivia shows why voting is so important and why America gets to call its government a body of, by, and for the people. Did you know that Election Day is on Tuesday because that was the best day for farmers to vote? Or that George Washington was our only elected president who ran unopposed? Or that Native Americans were only given the right to vote in 1924? It’s all true! We hear a lot about political campaigns on the news, but there’s tons to know about elections beyond the politics of each race. Who gets to vote? Who gets to run? What do elected officials do once they’re in office–and what do candidates do if they lose? Why do people fight so hard for the right to vote? In this kid-friendly, fact-filled book, young readers will find out how Americans choose their leaders, local and federal, and why elections should matter to them, even if they can’t vote (yet)!

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781524738075
    Publication Date
    August 28, 2018
    Reading Age
    6 - 9 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2017028451
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    1524738077
    Lexile® Level
    1030L

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