What Is a Presidential Election?
Who can run for president? What's the difference between America's two major political parties? Why do candidates spend so much time in Iowa and New Hampshire? And is the Electoral College really a "college"? Answers to these questions and many, many more can be found in this book. From stump speeches to catchy slogans, debates to nominating conventions, and finally to Election Night and Inauguration Day, readers will learn all about what it takes to run for, and win, one of the most powerful jobs on earth. Activities throughout prompt readers to think about the issues they care about most and consider what makes a good president, with the intention of sparking discussion with friends and family. Includes a sheet of presidential bobblehead stickers and a color-your-own Electoral Map. Paperback by Douglas Yacka. 112 pages, for ages 8-12.