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.
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
Critical Thinking Questions 31
Read More 31
Internet Sites 31