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Woodrow for President: A Tail of Voting, Campaigns, and Electionsby Peter W Barnes
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What Important American Citizens Are Saying About Woodrow for President: A Tail of Voting, Campaigns, and Elections
Woodrows warmth and charm will delight children, parents, and teachers as they follow his path to the presidency. This is a remarkable book that is bursting with educational content while capturing the interest and imagination of children. Woodrow for President is a treasure for every elementary classroom.”
—Michael J. Berson, Ph.D., Social Science Education, University of South Florida
Woodrow for President is TAIL-rrific! Sherryl gives it 5 stars *****!”
—Sherryl Grant, Elementary School Student, Washington, DC
The vote is in—Woodrow for President is a real winner!”
—Maureen Ingram, Elementary School Teacher, Brooklyn, NY
As a concerned parent, I am constantly searching for books that not only interest and entertain my children, but also educate them. Woodrow for President is a superbly written, beautifully illustrated book that leads children through the political process in a graceful way…Bravo!”
—Denise Fitzgerald, Parent/volunteer, Inverness, IL
Woodrow for President takes the complicated election process and distills it into an easy-to-understand childrens rhyme, whimsically illustrated. The verse and the wordplay will even tweak grownups. A great book!”
—Sheila Wartel, Southern Connecticut Library Council, Hamden, CT
Woodrow for President: A Tail of Voting, Campaigns, and Elections
Woodrow G. Washingtail was the governor of Moussouri. Now he is running for president of the United Mice of America! After working hard in school (and registering to vote at age 18!), Woodrow began his life of public service. He started as a volunteer in his community, then ran for town council, then mayor and then statewide office. Now he is in the race of his career, as he campaigns, debates, makes speeches, and meets the voters. Will he win the primaries? Will he win on Election Day? Will he become the nations Big Cheese”? Cast your vote for Woodrow for President and find out!
Election year is upon us and what better way to teach children about campaigning, voting, and the election process than through Cheryl and Peter Barnes critically-acclaimed book Woodrow for President!
Featuring Woodrow G. Washingtail, a civic-minded mouse with presidential ambitions, Woodrow for President follows Woodrow as he runs for president of the United Mice of America.
Taking children on a journey from Woodrows schoolmouse days full of hard work and community service to his time as governor of Moussouri to his bid for president of the United Mice of America, Woodrow for President introduces children to campaigning, elections, volunteering, and more through this fun—and educational—story of one mouses dream to become the nations Big Cheese.”
Featuring a contract for voting between parents and kids as well as fun activities such as find the secret service agent” in every illustration, Woodrow for President is perfect for any child in K-4 who might one day aspire to be the Commander in Cheese.”
About the Author
Peter and Cheryl Barnes are a husband and wife writing / illustrating team that specializes in educational books for children. They are creators of the bestselling Woodrow, the White House Mouse, and their books have been featured on numerous top-tier TV and radio shows including the The Today Show, C-Spans Book TV and National Public Radio, and in prominent print outlets such as the New York Times, Washington Post and Child Magazine. Their other works include House Mouse, Senate Mouse; Marshall the Courthouse Mouse; and Cappy Tails Capitol Tales. Their books have won numerous national and regional book reviews and awards. They also published the New York Times bestsellers Heartsongs and Journey through Heartsongs, by Mattie Stepanek. Cheryl is an illustrator with a background in architecture and is creative director of Regnery's Little Patriot Books. Peter is a journalist who currently works for Fox Business Network; he has also reported for CNBC, The Wall Street Journal and other news organizations. They have two grown children and live in Alexandria, Virginia.
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