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See How They Run: Campaign Dreams, Election Schemes, and the Race to the White House

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Using witty anecdotes and clear explanations, acclaimed writer Susan E. Goodman takes readers from the birth of democracy to the Electoral College; from front porch campaigning to hanging chads. Its all here, spiced up with Elwood Smiths witty illustrations, hilarious sidebars, photographs, and solid back matter. Its a landslide victory:  See How They Run stands above the rest as the most accessible, informative, and enjoyable election book on the market.

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Anyone who needs a clear explanation of how a candidate can get the most popular votes and still lose the election should read "See How They Run." (Did you know that Thomas Jefferson thought that the electoral college was "the most dangerous blot on our Constitution"?) Susan Goodman examines American democracy and political campaigns from 1789 to the groundbreaking Democratic primaries between Hillary... Washington Post Book Review (read the entire Washington Post review)

About the Author

The author of dozens of books for kids, Susan Goodman publishes widely on a variety of topics. She lives in Boston, and teaches at Tufts and Lesley. www.susangoodmanbooks.com

Elwood Smith works and lives in Rhinebeck, New York. His retro style is admired by many. He has illustrated several books for children. www.elwoodsmith.com

Product Details

ISBN:
9781599901718
Subtitle:
Campaign Dreams, Election Schemes, and the Race to the White House
Publisher:
Bloomsbury USA Childrens
Illustrator:
Smith, Elwood H.
Illustrator:
Smith, Elwood
Author:
Goodman, Susan E.
Author:
Smith, Elwood
Author:
Goodman, Susan
Subject:
Politics & Government
Subject:
Presidents
Subject:
Elections
Subject:
Social Science - Politics & Government
Subject:
Humor : General
Subject:
Presidential candidates -- United States.
Subject:
Political campaigns--United States
Subject:
Children s-Peace and Justice
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20080513
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 3 to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Colour
Pages:
96
Dimensions:
10.31 x 8.64 x 0.32 in
Age Level:
08-12

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Children's » History » United States » General
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Children's » Nonfiction » US History
Children's » Peace and Justice

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