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Sunday, August 24, 2008

Election/Campaign Books

This week the Democrats are engaged in their convention activities. It will be great to follow the action. It's a great time to connect to readers.

Lisa Von Drasek, the children's librarian at the Bank Street College of Education School for Children wrote a column for the Washington Post highlighting three titles that will focus young readers on the election process. Take a look at
and see what she has to say about:

Madam President by Lane Smith | Hyperion. $16.99; ages6 and up

Grace for President By Kelly DiPucchio, Illustrated by LeUyen Pham | Hyperion. $15.99; ages 6 and up

See How They Run: Campaign Dreams, Election Schemes, And the Race to the White House By Susan E. Goodman, Illustrated by Elwood H. Smith | Bloomsbury. $9.95; ages 10 and up

Declare Yourself: Speak. Connect. Act. Vote. More than 50 Celebrated Americans Tell You Why Greenwillow. Paperback. $11.99; ages 12 and up

and do check out the article in School Library Media Activities Monthly by Gary Zingher.
-- Dork on the Run
featured in School Library Media Activities Monthly. "Mean Tricks Played: Jerry Flack's Political Journey" by Gary Zingher. (Vol XXV, No.1; pages 39-41. September 2008.)

Find out more about Dork on the Run by visiting the author's website.

Let us know if you have other great election books.

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