What is an election?

Caryn Jenner

Book - 2020

Readers will learn about where and how democracy began and how it has developed over the years.

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Dorling Kindersley readers. Beginning to read alone.
Readers (Publications)
New York, New York : DK Publishing 2020.
First American edition
Physical Description
48 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm
Includes index.
Main Author
Caryn Jenner (author)
  • What is an election?
  • Election history
  • Voting
  • The right to vote
  • Elections around the world
  • Election facts
  • Let's elect?
  • Quiz.
Review by Publisher Summary 1

Citing the elections of such world leaders as Barack Obama and Nelson Mandela, a nonfiction early reader introduction to politics and elections explains how and where democracy began and how it has evolved throughout history. Simultaneous. Illustrations.

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Packed with facts, kids will love learning about elected leaders from around the world, from Barack Obama to Nelson Mandela, and how they came to power.With this nonfiction politics book, children will learn about where and how democracy began and how it has developed over the years.What is an Election? is a new Level 2 title in the engaging four-level DK Readers series, aimed at children who are beginning to learn to read. Developing a lifelong love of reading, DK Readers cover a vast range of fascinating subjects to support children as they learn to read.DK Readers are assessed by both Fountas & Pinnell and Lexile levels, and are ideal for learning to read while building general knowledge. What is an Election? explores a topic that will inspire and educate children, encouraging reading for pleasure which is linked with improved reading and writing abilities, as well as a wider vocabulary and greater self-confidence.