Get ready to vote with books for every age on elections. Find more nonfiction books in J324.

Picture Books (JE)

Author Title Call Number
ClantonVote for Me!
Donkey and Elephant try to show why you should vote for them. Who will win the election? (38 pp.)
JE Clanton
CroninDuck for President
When Duck gets tired of working for Farmer Brown, his political ambition eventually leads to his being elected President. (39 pp.)
JE Cronin
DiPucchioGrace for President
When Grace discovers that there has never been a female U.S. president, she decides to run for school president. (40 pp.)
JE DiPucchio
KrosoczkaMax for President
Max and Kelly both want to win the election for class president, but when one loses, the winner makes the loser feel better. (32 pp.)
JE Krosoczka
TeagueLaRue for Mayor
With Mrs. LaRue injured and in the hospital, Ike decides to uphold justice and take the laws of Snort City into his own paws. (32 pp.)
JE Teague

Easy Readers (JE ER)

Author Title Call Number
MayMac & Cheese, Pleeeeeze!
While campaigning for her favorite meal in the school's first ever "Lunch Election," Caitlin tallies the votes in her head. (32 pp.)
McNamaraElection Day
On Becky's first day at a new school, she finds that she has a chance to run for class president. (32 pp.)
JE ER McNamara

Children’s Fiction (J)

Author Title Call Number
AnglebergerFake Mustache
Lenny Flem, Jr., is the only one standing between his evil-genius best friend, Casper and the U.S. Presidency. (196 pp.)
J Angleberger
BentonThe Frandidate
Determined to be elected class president, mad scientist Frannie K. Stein creates a suit that makes her seem to be whatever a voter wants her to be, but the suit has plans of its own. (116 pp.)
J Benton
BruelBad Kitty for President
Kitty runs for president of the Neighborhood Cat Association. (142 pp.)
J Bruel
DowellPhineas L. MacGuire--Gets Slimed!
Science whiz Phineas MacGuire agrees to be his best friend's campaign manager in exchange for help with his latest experiment. (190 pp.)
J Dowell
EdwardsMom for Mayor
When the city sells his neighborhood park to developers, Eric tries to help his community by getting his mother elected mayor. (133 pp.)
J Edwards
EnglishElection Madness
Deja puts all her efforts into running for school president, ignoring her best friend Nikki's problems. (108 pp.)
J English
Everyone is playing dirty in the race to win class president. Can Claudia help her friend Peter win without playing dirty? (79 pp.)
J Gallagher
GutmanMayor Hubble Is in Trouble
A.J. and Andrea are running for class president! Who's going to win? Who's going to lose? And who's going to kiss a baby? (106 pp.)
J Paperback GU
RoyThe Election-Day Disaster
When doctored photos of the President appear after an innocent Halloween party, KC must find the culprit in order to save the President's chances for reelection. (87 pp.)
J Roy
WinstonPresident of the Whole Fifth Grade
Brianna runs for president of the fifth grade, expecting little competition until a new girl enters the race. (276 pp.)
J Winston

Junior High Fiction (Y)

Author Title Call Number
HoweThe Misfits
Four students who do not fit in at their small-town middle school create a third party for the student council elections to represent all students who have ever been called names. (274 pp.)
Y Howe
RallisonHow to Take the Ex Out of Ex-boyfriend
Giovanna rashly breaks up with her boyfriend Jesse when he refuses to help her brother with his campaign for Student Council president, but fixing her mistake may be more difficult than she realizes. (265 pp.)
Y Rallison
SchmidtFirst Boy
Dragged into the political turmoil of a presidential election year, Cooper, who's run a dairy farm since his grandfather's death, learns to stand up for himself. (197 pp.)
Y Schmidt
SheldonMy Perfect Life
Ella has no interest in running for class president at her high school, but her off-beat friend Lola tricks her into challenging the rich and overbearing Carla Santini in a less-than-friendly race. (201 pp.)
Y Sheldon
TashjianVote for Larry
Not yet eighteen years old, Josh, a.k.a. Larry, comes out of hiding to run for President as an advocate for issues of concern to youth and to encourage voter turnout. (224 pp.)
Y Tashjian

Comics & Graphic Novels

Author Title Call Number
HolmBabymouse for President
It's election season, and if anyone knows what the student council needs, it's Babymouse. The trouble is everyone else is running for President, too. (96 pp.)
J Comic Holm
ShenNothing Can Possibly Go Wrong
Nate declares war on the cheerleaders and they retaliate by making Charlie their figurehead in the ugliest class election campaign the school has ever seen. (288 pp.)
Y Comic SH

Nonfiction, Folktales & Poetry

Author Title Call Number
Learn the steps involved in an election, from the candidate's speeches and rallies, to the voting booth where every vote counts, to the announcement of the winner. (47 pp.)
J324.973 Christelow
GoldmanPresidential Losers
Highlights the political careers of a variety of candidates who lost their elections to the nation's highest office. (72 pp.)
Y353.03 Goldman
GoodmanSee How They Run: Campaign Dreams, Election Schemes, and the Race to the White House
Using witty anecdotes and clear explanations, the author takes readers from the birth of democracy to the electoral college. (96 pp.)
J324.973 Goodman
Morris-LipsmanPresidential Races: The Battle for Power in the United States
Describes how election campaigns for the office of president of the United States have changed from the time of George Washington to the Bush vs. Kerry campaign of 2004. (112 pp.)
Y324.973 Morris-Lipsman
NelsonGetting Elected
Explains how elections work in the U.S. and what running for office is actually like. (40 pp.)
J324.973 Nelson
Examines the history of the election process from Roman times to the present day. (72 pp.)
Y324.6 Steele
StierIf I Ran for President
Discusses the presidential election process. (32 pp.)
J324.7 Stier
StierToday on Election Day
A fictional story featuring information about elections. (38 pp.)
J 394.2 EL Stier
ThomasHow Do We Elect Our Leaders?
A close-up look at the presidential race and the role that primaries, nominating conventions, debates, and the Electoral College play in the election process. (32 pp.)
J 324.6 Thomas
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