Understanding Your Role in Elections

Understanding Your Role in Elections

by Jessica Gunderson


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Understanding Your Role in Elections by Jessica Gunderson

When election season starts, the race is on! But what do campaigns, candidates, polls, and the Electoral College have to do with voting for our nation's leaders? Using engaging, age-appropriate language and colorful photos, readers decipher the complex electoral process and learn how to get involved in the next election. The Capstone Interactive edition comes with simultaneous access for every student in your school and includes read aloud audio recorded by professional voice over artists.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781543503227
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 02/01/2018
Series: Kids' Guide to Government
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.75(w) x 8.75(h) x (d)
Age Range: 8 - 10 Years

About the Author

Jessica Gunderson grew up in the small town of Washburn, North Dakota. She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Dakota and an MFA in Creative Writing from Minnesota State University, Mankato. She has written more than fifty books for young readers. Her book Ropes of Revolution won the 2008 Moonbeam Award for best graphic novel. She currently lives in Madison, Wisconsin, with her husband and cat.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Why Voting Matters 4

Chapter 2 Candidates and Campaigns 10

Chapter 3 Voting Laws 16

Chapter 4 The Election Process 20

Chapter 5 How Can You Get Involved? 28

Glossary 30

Critical Thinking Questions 31


Internet Sites 31

Index 32

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