Wednesday, September 3, 2008

Election Books and Activities for Kids



Political & Election Books for Kids

Children’s Book Council: 2008 Election Books for Young People

Harris County Public Library (Texas): Election-Related Books for Young People 2004

Barnes & Noble: Political Books for Children (Page 1 and Page 2)

Publishers Weekly: Children’s Publishers Stuff the Ballot Box (1/10/2008)

Booklist Online: Read-alikes (Pint-Size Presidents)

Booklist Online: Read-alikes (Hail to the Chief)


Lesson Plans, Teacher’s Guides, & Activities

Scholastic: You’re the Candidate (Lesson Plan for Grades 6-8)

Duck for President Teacher’s Guide

A Discussion Guide for VOTE!, written & illustrated by Eileen Christelow

The Library of Congress: Elections…the American Way

PBS Teacher Source: Lesson Plans

PBS Kids: The Democracy Project