When You Grow Up to Vote Book
When You Grow Up to Vote Book
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When You Grow Up to Vote

Written by Eleanor Roosevelt, Michelle Markel and illustrated by Grace Lin

Published by Macmillan

Publisher's Summary

In the voice of one of the most iconic and beloved political figures of the twentieth century comes a book on citizenship for the future voters of the twenty-first century. Eleanor Roosevelt published the original edition of When You Grow Up to Vote in 1932, the same year her husband was elected president. The new edition has updated information and back matter as well as fresh, bold art from award-winning artist Grace Lin. Beginning with government workers like,firefighters and garbage collectors, and moving up through local government to the national stage, this book explains that the people in government work the voter.Fresh, contemporary, and even fun, When You Grow Up to Vote is the book parents and teachers need to talk to children about how our government is designed to work.

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  • Age Range: 6-12
  • Pages: 96
  • Book Type: chapter
  • Publication Date: September 25, 2018
  • ISBN: 1-62672-879-8
  • ISBN 13: 978-1626728790
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Eleanor Roosevelt

Eleanor Roosevelt was the First Lady of the United States from1933 to 1945. She also served as First Lady of New York, on theUnited Nations Commission on Human Rights, and on thePresidential Commission on the Status of Women. She died in1962

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Eleanor Roosevelt
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Grace Lin
Michelle Markel

Michelle Markel has written many picture books for children including Brave Girl: Clara and the Shirtwaist Makers’ Strike of 1909 and Hillary Rodham Clinton: Some Girls Are Born to Lead.She lives in West Hills, California

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