Voting in Elections

Voting in Elections

by Jack Manning


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781491403389
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 07/01/2014
Series: Our Government
Pages: 24
Sales rank: 575,540
Product dimensions: 7.80(w) x 7.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 740L (what's this?)
Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

About the Author

Jack Manning has written and edited a number of children's books and enjoys sharing the fruits of his work with his nieces and nephews. Manning lives in North Dakota and enjoys spending time with his family, particularly during the holidays.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Right to Vote 4

Chapter 2 People Elect Leaders 6

Chapter 3 Voting History 8

Chapter 4 Who Can Vote? 12

Chapter 5 Informed Voters 14

Chapter 6 Where Citizens Vote 16

Chapter 7 How Citizens Vote 18

Chapter 8 Counting Votes 20

Glossary 22


Internet Sites 23

Index 24

Critical Thinking Using the Common Core 24

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Voting in Elections 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Heidi_G More than 1 year ago
Part of Capstone's "Our Government" series, this title gives beginning readers basic information about the voting process in the United States.  Red, white, and blue colors are features through the pages; all words found in the glossary are printed in bold, blue ink while blue text boxes with white letters give the same information at the bottom of that particular page containing the word.  This duplicity initially seemed unnecessary but I do see how it would be helpful to readers.  One chapter introduces readers to voting in historical context, where only white, male landowners could vote.  Fact bubbles are included on nearly every two-page spread.  Three additional print resources are mentioned as is a FactHound website.  Readers have the opportunity to think about two questions which are posed at the end of the book, printed as "Critical Thinking Using the Common Core."  A good starting point for young readers and those learning English.