Fall 2016

A Citizen's Guide

 
Cover: A Citizen's Guide
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Summary

Each of the titles in A Citizen's Guide is aligned to both the national standards for civics and government and the P21 framework. These engaging titles help the reader discover the key role that citizens play in the American democracy. Sidebars include thought-provoking trivia, and ask questions about current events as well as the readers' own lives. Questions in the backmatter ask for text-dependent analysis. Photos, a glossary, and additional resources are included.

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Individual Titles (8)

Cover: Citizens' Rights
Cover: Democracy at Work
Cover: Electing Leaders
Cover: Homeland Security
Cover: Law and Order
Cover: Local Action
Cover: Taxes at Work
Cover: Voting
 

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School Library Connection - A Citizen's Guide

It’s imperative to the well-being of the nation that teachers and educators introduce good citizenship skills to young people at an early age. This series has done an outstanding job at introducing middle grade students to all phases of government and citizenship. All titles feature a good balance of text combined with color photographs. A “Think about It” section encourages readers to consider aspects of the topic further. The titles in the series discuss such topics as the rights of citizens, the evolution of democracy, candidates and the election process, the judicial system, how government uses money to provide services, and the importance of the voting process. This title is ideal for middle school libraries and social studies classrooms. Additional Resources. Glossary.
Highly Recommended

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