Thursday, September 4, 2008

Children's Books for the Presidential Race

From the article "Campaign Trail - David's List: And the Winner Is. . ." by David Richardson in Reading Today, (vol. 26, #1, p.14), Here's a list of some children's books for the presidential race.
  • Vote! by Eileen Christelow (Clarion, 2008) ages 6 and up
  • KidChat American Adventure: 201 Questions to Make you Think, Talk and Giggle About our Nation's History by Bret Nicholaus and Paul Lowrie (Roaring Brook, 2008) ages 10 and up
  • Duck for President by Doreen Cronin, illustrated by Betsy Lewin (Atheneum, 2008) ages 6 and up
  • See How They Run: Campaign Dreams, Election Schemes, and the Race to the White House by Susan Goodman, illustrated by Elwood Smith (Bloombury, 2008) ages 9 and up
  • LeRue for Mayor: Letters from the Campaign Trail by Mark Teague (Blue Sky, 2008) ages 5 and up
  • Vote by Philip Steele (DK Eyewitness Books, 2008) ages 11 and up
  • So You Want to Be President? by Judith St. George, illustrated by David Small (Philomel, 2004) ages 8 and up
  • Independent Dames: What You Never Knew About the Women and Girls of the American Revolution by Laurie Halse Anderson, illustrated by Matt Faulkner (Simon and Schuster, 2008) ages 8 and up