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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.).

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  • 5 of 12 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 6 copies available at Cass County.

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1 current hold with 12 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Cass County Library-Archie J 320.473 FOS 2020 (Text) 0002205525104 Children's Non-Fiction In transit -
Cass County Library-Drexel J 320.473 FOS 2020 (Text) 0002205525112 Children's Non-Fiction In transit -
Cass County Library-Garden City J 320.473 FOS 2020 (Text) 0002205525120 Children's Non-Fiction In transit -
Cass County Library-Harrisonville J 320.473 FOS 2020 (Text) 0002205525138 Children's Non-Fiction Reshelving -
Cass County Library-Northern Resource Center J 320.473 FOS 2020 (Text) 0002205525146 Children's Non-Fiction In transit -
Cass County Library-Pleasant Hill J 320.473 FOS 2020 (Text) 0002205525153 Children's Non-Fiction In transit -

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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.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12. Scholastic Inc.
Subject: United States > Politics and government > Juvenile literature.
United States > Politics and government > History > Juvenile literature.

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