See How They Run

Author: Susan E. Goodman
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA Childrens
ISBN: 9781599901718
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Using witty anecdotes and clear explanations, acclaimed writer Susan E. Goodman takes readers from the birth of democracy to the Electoral College; from front porch campaigning to hanging chads. It’s all here, spiced up with Elwood Smith’s witty illustrations, hilarious sidebars, photographs, and solid back matter. It’s a landslide victory: See How They Run stands above the rest as the most accessible, informative, and enjoyable election book on the market.

Barack Obama

Author: Geoffrey M. Horn
Publisher: Gareth Stevens Publishing LLLP
ISBN: 9781433900174
Format: PDF, Docs
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An introduction to the life and career of America's 44th president.

How Political Campaigns and Elections Work

Author: Kevin Cunningham
Publisher: ABDO
ISBN: 1629694525
Format: PDF, Docs
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How did the president get elected? How did he gain support? Find the answers to these questions and more in this title. Primary sources with accompanying questions, multiple prompts, Important Dates section, index, and glossary also included. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing Company.

Obama vs McCain and the Historic Election

Author: Tamra B. Orr
Publisher: Cherry Lake
ISBN: 1634729498
Format: PDF, Docs
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This book relays the factual details of the 2008 presidential election through three different perspectives. The narrative provides multiple accounts of the event, and readers learn details through the point of view of an Obama volunteer, U.S. Army soldier, and student. The text offers opportunities to compare and contrast various perspectives while gathering and analyzing information about a modern event. Content focuses on point-of-view and encourages readers to understand how background and experience can lead to differing views.

Joe Biden People We Should Know Large Print 16pt

Author: Nicole Iorio
ISBN: 145962193X
Format: PDF
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For almost 40 years, Joe Biden served as a U.S. senator from Delaware. From his early days as a young lawyer to his current position as a U.S. vice president, he has always been known as a forward-thinking politician and a strong voice in Congress. Now, after all his years in office, Biden is using his knowledge and experience in one of the top positions in the U.S. government.

The Complete Guide to Service Learning

Author: Cathryn Berger Kaye
Publisher: Free Spirit Publishing
ISBN: 1575427311
Format: PDF
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This project-based guide is a blueprint for service learning—from getting started to assessing the experience—and integrates the K–12 Service-Learning Standards for Quality Practice. It provides ideas for incorporating literacy into service learning and suggestions for creating a culture of service. An award-winning treasury of activities, ideas, annotated book recommendations, author interviews, and expert essays—all presented within a curricular context and organized by theme. Digital Content contains all of the planning and tracking forms from the book plus bonus service learning plans, and more.

Getting Elected

Author: Robin Nelson
Publisher: Lerner Publications
ISBN: 0761388222
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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What does it mean to be elected to political office? It means you get to decide how to make a town, a state, or even the whole country a better place to live. But how does someone get elected? And what are the challenges of running for office? Read this book to find out.

It s a Dog s Life

Author: Susan E. Goodman
Publisher: Flash Point
ISBN: 1466816570
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Have you ever wondered what your dog sees when he looks at a sunset? Or what she smells when she has her nose to the ground? And what IS your pooch trying to say when he looks at you with those big puppy eyes? With a thoroughly silly text and adorable illustrations, IT'S DOG'S LIFE answers those questions and a whole lot more. Covering everything from dog breeds to their evolution and behavior, this accessible nonfiction book is sure to satisfy even the most voracious fact hounds.