Votes of Confidence, 2nd Edition: A Young Person's Guide to American Elections

Votes of Confidence, 2nd Edition: A Young Person's Guide to American Elections

by Jeff Fleischer

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Overview

Every two years, media coverage of American elections turns into a horse-race story about who's leading the polls and who said what when.

Give young adult readers clear explanations about how our election process actually works, why it matters, and how they can become involved. Using real-world examples and anecdotes, this book provides readers with thorough, nonpartisan explanations about primaries, the electoral college, checks and balances, polls, fundraising, and more. Updated with statistics and details from the 2018 elections, the revised second edition will prepare the next generation of voters for what is sure to be a fascinating 2020 election cycle.

"[A] very readable, engaging, and entertaining history of American elections and politics for young people. Highly recommended."—starred, Booklist

"Fleischer presents a potentially didactic subject matter in a digestible and organized manner. Recommended for middle to high school students, educators, and others interested in becoming civically informed and engaged."—School Library Journal



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ISBN-13: 9781541596054
Publisher: Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date: 03/03/2020
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 914,575
File size: 6 MB
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

About the Author

Jeff Fleischer is a Chicago-based author, editor, and journalist. He is the author of A Hot Mess: How the Climate Crisis is Changing Our World (Zest Books, 2021), Votes of Confidence: A Young Person's Guide to American Elections (Zest Books, 2020 and 2016), Rockin' the Boat: 50 Iconic Revolutionaries (Zest Books, 2015) and The Latest Craze: A Short History of Mass Hysterias (Fall River Press, 2011). His fiction has appeared in more than seventy publications including The Chicago Tribune's Printers Row Journal, Shenandoah, The Saturday Evening Post, and So It Goes by the Kurt Vonnegut Library and Museum. He has a master's in magazine journalism from Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism and a bachelor's in both journalism and history from Indiana University.

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