Canada Votes - 5th Revised Edition: How We Elect Our Government

Canada Votes - 5th Revised Edition: How We Elect Our Government

by Linda Granfield, Craig Terlson
     
 
Kids get a close-up look at the political process and explore all aspects of an election -- from the day Parliament is dissolved to the day after the polls close. Granfield charts the evolution of elections to the present day, when a candidate's media image can make or break the campaign. Canada Votes lets kids in on how voting lists are now compiled electronically,

Overview

Kids get a close-up look at the political process and explore all aspects of an election -- from the day Parliament is dissolved to the day after the polls close. Granfield charts the evolution of elections to the present day, when a candidate's media image can make or break the campaign. Canada Votes lets kids in on how voting lists are now compiled electronically, what issue the last national referendum decided and more.

Editorial Reviews

Emergency Librarian
A very good look at Canadian government for junior readers. Explains, with useful, lighthearted black and white illustrations, how Canadian federal elections are run, from every angle - polling stations, campaigns, eligibility, etc.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781553370093
Publisher:
Kids Can Press, Limited
Publication date:
06/30/2001
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.63(d)
Age Range:
10 - 14 Years

Meet the Author

Linda Granfield has won many awards for her non-fiction/history titles for young readers and adults including the Vicky Metcalf Award for a Body of Work. Her books include In Flanders Fields: The Story of the Poem by John McCrae, Pier 21: Gateway of Hope, Canada Votes and America Votes. She lives in Toronto, Ontario.

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