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Mara, Wil

Summary: In Democracy at Work, readers will learn about another side of the American government, both past and present. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia, and ask questions about current events as well as the readers' own lives.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Cherry Lake Publishing 2017

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 320.4 MAR

Friedman, Mark

Summary: Provides an account of major events in the creation of the democratic process in the U.S. government, describing key people involved such as Thomas Jefferson, George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, and James Madison, discussing the impact of the democratic process on the history and development of the United States.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Children's Press 2012

Copies Available at East Bay

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 320.973 FRI

Travis, Cathy.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Oakwood Pub. 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 342.02 TRA

Travis, Cathy.

Summary: Written at the 5th grade level, the book presents a line-by-line translation of the entire United States Constitution, using the actual text of 1787 document. Also provides historical context and student exercises that approximate the decisions made by the Constitution's authors.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Synergy Books 2006

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 342.730 Travis

Mills, Deborah

Summary: Alfredo y su papá deben cruzar la frontera en un viaje difícil de México a los Estados Unidos. ¿Encontrarán el nuevo hogar que están buscando en el otro lado? Basándose en hechos reales, esta historia cobra vida gracias a la ilustradora Mexicana Claudia Navarro, y está repleta de notas al final del texto para iniciar conversaciones sobre inmigración.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Barefoot Books 2018

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Foreign Language, Call number: J SPANISH 325 MIL

Clinton, Chelsea

Summary: Profiles the lives of thirteen American women who have left their mark on U.S. history, including Harriet Tubman, Helen Keller, Margaret Chase Smith, and Oprah Winfrey.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Philomel Books 2017

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J920 CLI