Election day is coming up soon. The children's department will have a voting booth setup from September 24th to the 29th. We have picked 8 storybook characters for kiddos to choose from. We will have ballots and a ballot box so they can cast their vote and see what voting is like. The winner of the election will be announced on Monday October 1st.
While you are here, you can check out some books about voting. We have fiction and nonfiction titles to choose from.
Here are just a few of the books we have related to voting:
In Katie Kazoo Switcheroo Vote for
Katie Suzanne by Nancy Krulick, there is an election coming up in the fourth-grade class. They will be electing the new fourth-grade mayor. Two of the candidates are Katie and Suzanne. When Katie gets switcherooed into the town Mayor, she gets to see that there is a lot to being Mayor. Does she have what it takes to do the job?
The infamous Duck from Click, Clack Moo by Doreen Cronin is back in Duck for President. Have a good laugh as you read about Duck's new adventures of running for office.
In The Boxcar Children The Election Day Dilemma by Gertrude Chandler Warner, there is a mystery candidate running for mayor. The Boxcar Children need to find out who this mystery man is and why he is running for mayor.
One Vote, Two Votes, I Vote, You Vote by Bonnie Worth explains voting in a fun way that kids can understand. There is some history and explanations about how our government works, as well.
In Snoopy for President by Charles M. Schulz the lovable Snoopy decides to run for class president alongside Linus and Pigpen. Who will get the vote?
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