For Which We Stand

320.47 FOS

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For Which We Stand : How Our Government Works and Why It Matters

Foster, Jeff, 1971-

New York, NY : Scholastic Inc., [2020]

175 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) col. maps ; 24 cm.

"Now more than ever, it's so important for everyone to understand our government: where it came from, how it works, and how we can bring about change. And, after all, in the words of author and government teacher Jeff Foster, 'If you don't participate, you can't complain.' This book is a comprehensive . . . guide that answers questions like: What is the Constitution? What are the branches of the government? What is the Electoral College? What are the political parties? What are the different responsibilities of the city, state, and federal governments? Plus, discover the complete backstory on some of our government's most important moments, like why we wrote the Declaration of Independence, and how people since then have worked with--and protested against--the government to improve the lives of all Americans"--Provided by publisher.

Reading Level: 7.2

Available

NonfictionNonfiction

1 copy available at Binford Elementary School

ISBN:

978-1-33864309-1

LC Call No:

JK40 .F67 2020

Dewey Class No:

320.473 23

Author:

Foster, Jeff, 1971-

Title:

For Which We Stand : How Our Government Works and Why It Matters / written by Jeff Foster ; illustrated by Julie McLaughlin.

VaryingTitle:

How our government works and why it matters

VaryingTitle:

How our government works & why it matters

Publisher:

New York, NY : Scholastic Inc., [2020]

Physical:

175 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) col. maps ; 24 cm.

Notes:

Includes index.

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal, November 2020

Summary:

"Now more than ever, it's so important for everyone to understand our government: where it came from, how it works, and how we can bring about change. And, after all, in the words of author and government teacher Jeff Foster, 'If you don't participate, you can't complain.' This book is a comprehensive . . . guide that answers questions like: What is the Constitution? What are the branches of the government? What is the Electoral College? What are the political parties? What are the different responsibilities of the city, state, and federal governments? Plus, discover the complete backstory on some of our government's most important moments, like why we wrote the Declaration of Independence, and how people since then have worked with--and protested against--the government to improve the lives of all Americans"--Provided by publisher.

Target Audience:

7.2.

Target Audience:

3-6 Follett School Solutions.

AE:PersName:

McLaughlin, Julie, 1984-, ill.

Call:

320.47 FOS

Link:

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