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Winners and Losers: How Elections Work in America
     

Winners and Losers: How Elections Work in America

by Jules Archer
 

Winners and Losers is a timeless exploration of a subject relevant to today’s youth that will inspire young readers to get involved. Jules Archer shares the accessible and entertaining history of elections and political parties in America. He explores topics such as:

Are political parties in America really different, or are affiliations based

Overview

Winners and Losers is a timeless exploration of a subject relevant to today’s youth that will inspire young readers to get involved. Jules Archer shares the accessible and entertaining history of elections and political parties in America. He explores topics such as:

Are political parties in America really different, or are affiliations based mostly on emotion and history?
What does party loyalty mean? Should you vote for the candidate or the party?
Do you have the right to participate in elections when you are under eighteen?
Even young readers can do their part in elections. Being informed is the first step in taking part in choosing the leaders of tomorrow. Voting is a fundamental American right, and this book gives young people the tools necessary to be active participants in the process.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780152979454
Publisher:
Harcourt Children's Books
Publication date:
03/01/1984
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
240
Age Range:
12 Years

Meet the Author

Jules Archer was one of the most respected names in nonfiction for young people. During his lifetime he published more than seventy books, which have been translated into twelve languages throughout the world. He lived in Scotts Valley, California, until his death in 2008.

Kathleen Krull left her career as an editor in 1984 to turn to writing, most recently the Women Who Broke the Rules series. Her more than sixty books have garnered starred reviews and awards, and the Children’s Book Guild of Washington, DC, honored her with its Nonfiction Award for her body of work that “has contributed significantly to the quality of nonfiction for children.” She lives in San Diego, California.

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