Picture Books About Voting

Date
Jul, 03, 2020

Are you looking for picture books about elections? Do you need diverse books about voting? Check out this amazing list to add to your classroom library! #diverseclassroomlibrary #diversebooks #picturebooksaboutvoting

Picture books can help you teach almost anything! These books are great if you are doing a voting unit or if there is an upcoming election. 

I will update this list as I find more books! Follow me on Instagram to get updates and ideas for other picture books! If there’s a book you think I should add, comment below!

If you like this list of diverse books, you’ll love The Ultimate List of Diverse Picture Books. There are over 250 books to use in the classroom and home libraries. 

Are you looking for diverse picture books to add to your classroom or home library? This list of diverse picture books is perfect for you! #diversepicturebooks

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Vote for Our Future by Margaret McNamara

The students of Stanton Elementary are out of school because their school is a polling station for the day.⁣⁣
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On their day off, the students encourage all of the adults in their community to get out and vote.⁣⁣
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The author does a great job explaining key vocabulary words and concepts while telling a story.⁣⁣

Equality’s Call: The Story of Voting Rights in America by Deborah Diesen

In Equality’s Call, the reader learns the history of voting rights in the United States using rhyme and rhythm.  Kids will learn how voting began and who has been disenfranchised throughout history. 

Sofia Valdez Future Prez by Andrea Beaty

This is the latest addition to the The Questioneers Series and Sofia fits right in!⁣

Sofia sees a problem in her community and she learns there’s a presidential way to solve it. 

Grace for President by Kelly DiPucchio

Grace loses her cool when she finds out that the United States has never elected a female president. Ever. ⁣⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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So, her teacher has a class president election, and of course, Grace is all in! She thinks it will be a breeze until the popular Thomas Cobb decides to enter the race. ⁣⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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Grace learns that she’ll have work for the votes! 

If you’re looking for a book to teach the branches of government, I highly recommend Grace Goes to Washington! It is EXCELLENT! 

Lillian’s Right to Vote: A Celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965

Lillian is a 100 year old women who finally gets the right to vote. On her way to the polls she passes by all her family members that attempted to vote in the past.

Lillian’s Right to Vote would pair really well with Equality’s Call

For more diverse picture books, check out The Ultimate List of Diverse Picture Books. There are tons of books to help you build your diverse classroom or home library!

Melissa Nikohl

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