“If the pundits and talking heads are to be believed, politics in America is dirty business. Lobbying, partisanship, pork-barrel spending, and mudslinging make up no small part of it. There is much more to politics, though. Beneath the necrotic layers of scandal and corruption are the birth-right essentials of policy, governance, civics, and people. This collection of books, websites, and films attests to that with content, style, and format that are ideal for children and teens.”
So begins the introduction to a list of K-12 titles on the American political process and the presidency recommended by youth services librarian Jennifer Prince in our September issue.
From websites to apps, here are more resources on the election:
Best Websites for Teaching the Presidential Election By Eric Langhorst
Election resources to share By Joyce Valenza
Touch and Go app review: Countdown to an Election By Daryl Grabarek
Vote for Me! | Prelude to the Presidential Election More book recommendations by Joy Fleishhacker
And have you been following the KidLit Election? Great fun over at the Horn Book. A recent post:
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