A completely offbeat guide to government and ruling bodies, "Who's in Charge?" investigates the world's political systems and presents them to kids in a fun, appealing way. From the Roman Republic to modern democracies, "Who's in Charge?" is packed with information on evolving notions of citizenship, rights, power, and elections, along with eye-opening trivia facts that might even teach adults a thing or two. Four fun sections make it simple: "Taking Charge" defines politics and how they started. "Take Me to Your Leader" explains different forms of government. "The Big Ideas" explores various belief systems. "People and Politics" discusses how citizens participate in their governments. This intriguing guide is a wonderful first step toward becoming geopolitically aware.