As election season heats up, let your 5- to 8-year-old child explore the drama of campaigning, voting, and competition with these books.
Robin Hill School: Election Day
Series: Robin Hill School
by Margaret McNamara Illustrated by Mike Gordon
Becky, the new girl in Ms. Connor's class, doesn't think she stands a chance of being elected class president on Election Day. All the other kids have such great ideas! Nick promises no homework. Katie promises a candy machine in the classroom.Read More
Otto Runs for President
by Rosemary Wells Illustrated by Rosemary Wells
A hilarous and satisfying election story from renowned author-illustrator Rosemary Wells. It's election time at Barkadelphia School, and popular kids Tiffany and Charles are already in the running. Unfortunately, they care a bit more about winning than they do about their voters.Read More
Clifford for President
Series: Big Red Reader
by Acton Figueroa Illustrated by Tom LaPadula
Clifford is running for President...of the Birdwell Island dog park! Emily Elizabeth needs to put up a candidate for a class project, so of course she nominates the Big Red Dog who's always a big winner!
Vote for Me
by Kirsten Hall Illustrated by Bev Luedecke
The Beasties must choose a class president. As class elections approach, all the Beasties consider their special qualities.
Grades K–4 National Social Studies Standards
Civic Ideals and Practices X