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For which we stand : how our government works and why it matters / by Jeff Foster ; illustrated by Julie McLaughlin.

Foster, Jeff, 1971- (author.). McLaughlin, Julie, 1984- (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 8 of 14 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 14 total copies.

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Andrews-Dallas PL - Andrews KIDS GOVERNMT (Text) 73351000056498 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Brookston Prairie Twp PL - Brookston J 320.473 FOS (Text) 38209000971922 Juvenile Non-Fiction Checked out 02/10/2021
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville J 320.473 FOSTER (Text) 78321000031265 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
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Hagerstown Jefferson Twp PL - Hagerstown JUV 320.473 FOST (Text) 39213000901193 JUV Nonfiction Checked out 02/09/2021
Jefferson Co PL - Madison Main Branch JUV 320.473 FOST (Text) 39391007015348 Juvenile Nonfiction Checked out 02/13/2021
Kendallville PL - Kendallville Main Branch NEW KID GOVERNMENT (Text) 37516002063226 Kid New Items Shelf Checked out 01/29/2021
LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library j320.473 FOS (Text) 30477101444739 Children: New Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library J 320.473 FOS (Text) 78551000382692 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library J 320.4 FOSTER (Text) 39206021670862 J Non-Fiction Checked out 02/02/2021
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781338643091
  • ISBN: 1338643096
  • Physical Description: 175 pages : color illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: [First edition]
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic Inc., 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
What Is government anyway? -- What does the government look like? -- How does the government work in my community? -- How do you run for a political office? -- How does voting work? -- What does the President do? -- What happens in Congress? -- What Is the Supreme Court? -- Who else works in the government? -- What can I do?
Summary, etc.:
"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 and entertaining 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.
Subject: United States > Politics and government > Juvenile literature.
United States > Politics and government > History > Juvenile literature.

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