12 Information Picture Books on Voting and Elections
Help your students navigate this important and complex election system with some informative picture books on elections and voting.
Voting and Elections
Talking with your students about voting and elections promotes discussions on equality, fairness, representation, citizenship and how participation is an important right within a democracy. With these books on voting and elections, you can help them understand elections are not just about personalities. They are learning how a candidate and their party support families, local communities, an entire country and global efforts.
Picture Books on Elections and Voting
If you are trying to help your students understand the importance of elections, I have put together a list of helpful picture books on voting. It’s never too early to learn about the election process, so there are a variety of books for different levels of understanding.
Emmeline Pankhurst by Lisbeth Kaiser
Grace for President by Kelly Dipucchio
I Could Do That!: Esther Morris Gets Women the Vote by Linda Arms White
Lillian's Right to Vote by Jonah Winter
The Teachers March! by Sandra Neil Wallace
Voice of Freedom Fannie Lou Hamer: The Spirit of the Civil Rights Movement by Carole Boston Weatherford
What Can a Citizen Do? by Dave Eggers
Your Voice is Your Superpower! by Jessica and Sandy Bohrer
If you know of any children’s books on voting and elections not based in the US, let me know. I would love to make this list more international.
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