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State Government

State Government

by Ernestine Giesecke
     
 

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What does a comptroller do?

What is the difference between a capital and a capitol?

How does the government in your state affect your daily life?

You can find the answers to these questions and more in State Government. As you go on this guided tour through state government, you'll learn about the requirements for running for public office and how candidates

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What does a comptroller do?

What is the difference between a capital and a capitol?

How does the government in your state affect your daily life?

You can find the answers to these questions and more in State Government. As you go on this guided tour through state government, you'll learn about the requirements for running for public office and how candidates are elected. You will find out how states work together to help their residents. You will also discover how you can introduce a bill to your state legislature.

Kids' Guide to Government takes a close look at government-local, state, national, and world.

Editorial Reviews

School Library Journal
Gr 3-5-These books offer good information for students beginning to explore and understand the purposes and functions of different governmental systems. In World, two-page chapters explore democracies, communist and socialist states, monarchies, and other systems with attention to international organizations such as the United Nations and NATO. The functions of city, county, and school districts are explained in Local. The three branches of government in the U.S. and the process of a bill becoming a law are briefly outlined in National while State covers capitals, taxes, leaders, and legislature. Appealing layouts feature many full-color photographs, diagrams, and color-coded maps. These simply written titles provide a bridge between the "New True Books" (Children's) and the "I Know America" series (Millbrook).-Gayle Modrall, Presbyterian School, Houston, TX Copyright 2000 Cahners Business Information.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781432927073
Publisher:
Heinemann
Publication date:
07/01/2009
Series:
Kids' Guide to Government Series
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
32
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 10.50(h) x 0.30(d)
Lexile:
940L (what's this?)
Age Range:
9 - 11 Years

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