Children are too young to vote, but they’re never too young to learn. Help them understand more about the election process with some informative (and sometimes
hysterical) picture books, recommended by VBPL staff. Click on the titles to place a hold today, or download the list
Letters from the Campaign Trail: LaRue for Mayor
by Mark Teague
Ike finds his civil liberties at risk when Hugo Bugwort, the hard line mayoral candidate, promises to crack down on free-roaming, fun-loving dogs. As the anti-dog rhetoric escalates, Ike is compelled to run for mayor himself.
Duck for President
by Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin
Duck is tired of doing his chores and decides to hold an election to replace Farmer Brown. When he wins, Duck quickly realizes that running a farm requires too much hard work, and sets out to run for governor. He eventually ends up running the country.
by Eileen Christelow
Using a campaign for mayor as an example, Christelow offers some background history on voting rights; explains the voting process; and answers questions about registration, volunteering, fundraising, and recounting ballots.
Bad Kitty for President
by Nick Bruel
It’s time to elect a new president of the Neighborhood Cat Coalition! Who will win: the candidate chosen by the kitties on the right side of the street or the candidate chosen by the kitties on the left side of the street?
Amelia Bedelia’s First Vote
by Herman Parish and Lynne Avril
Amelia Bedelia takes things literally as she learns about voting when her class holds an election.
Grace for President
by Kelly DiPucchio and LeUyen Pham
“Where are the girls?” When Grace’s teacher reveals that the United States has never had a female president, Grace decides to be the first.
by Lane Smith
A little girl imagines what her day would be like if she were Madam President.