OLD - Elections

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. (38 pp.)
JE Clanton
CroninDuck for President
Duck's political ambition eventually leads to his being elected President. (39 pp.)
JE Cronin
DiPucchioGrace for President
Grace discovers that there has never been a female U.S. president, and 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. (32 pp.)
JE Krosoczka
WellsOtto Runs for President
Otto quietly enters the campaigns for President of his school. (32 pp.)
JE Wells

Easy Readers (JE ER)

Author Title Call Number
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 is the only one standing between his evil-genius best friend, Casper, and the U.S. Presidency. (196 pp.)
J Angleberger
BentonThe Frandidate
Mad scientist Frannie K. Stein creates a suit that makes her seem to be whatever a voter wants her to be. (116 pp.)
J Benton
BruelBad Kitty for President
Kitty runs for president of the Neighborhood Cat Association. (142 pp.)
J Bruel
CotlerCheesie Mack is Running Like Crazy!
Ronald "Cheesie" Mack helps his best friend run for class president. (243 pp.)
J Cotler
DowellPhineas L. MacGuire--Gets Slimed!
Science whiz Phineas MacGuire agrees to be his best friend's campaign manager. (190 pp.)
J Dowell
RoyThe Election-Day Disaster
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 and a new girl run for president of the fifth grade. (276 pp.)
J Winston

Junior High Fiction (Y)

Author Title Call Number
HoweThe Misfits
Four students who do not fit in at their middle school create a third party for the student council elections. (274 pp.)
Y Howe
SchmidtFirst Boy
Dragged into the political turmoil of a presidential election year, Cooper 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 friend Lola tricks her into the challenge. (201 pp.)
Y Paperback SH
TashjianVote for Larry
Josh runs for President as an advocate for issues of concern to youth and to encourage voter turnout. (224 pp.)
Y Tashjian
Van DolzerDon't Vote for Me
Roped into running for class president against the most popular girl in school, David discovers another side to his opponent. (228 pp.)
Y Van Dolzer

Comics & Graphic Novels

Author Title Call Number
HolmBabymouse for President
What the student council needs is Babymouse. The trouble is everyone else is running for President, too. (89 pp.)
J Comic HO
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. (279 pp.)
Y Comic SH

Nonfiction, Folktales & Poetry

Author Title Call Number
Learn the steps involved in an election, from the candidate's speeches to the announcement of the winner. (47 pp.)
J324.973 CH
CooperA Woman in the House (and Senate) : How Women Came to the United States Congress, Broke Down Barriers, and Changed the Country
Covers the influential and diverse group of female leaders who opened doors for women in politics as well as the nation as a whole. (134 pp.)
Y305.42 CO
GoodmanSee How They Run: Campaign Dreams, Election Schemes, and the Race to the White House
The author takes readers from the birth of democracy to the electoral college. (96 pp.)
J324.973 GO
Examines the history of the election process from Roman times to the present day. (72 pp.)
Y324.6 ST
ThomasHow Do We Elect Our Leaders?
A look at the presidential race and election process. (32 pp.)
J 324.6 TH
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