American Democracy in Action
(Lucent Books, Aug. 15, 2018)
What duties does the president of the United States have? How do you vote in an election? These questions and many others are answered in this engaging series. Readers will expand their knowledge of relevant social studies and civics curriculum topics, such as Congress, the U.S. Constitution, the democratic process, the judicial system, and citizenship. This series helps to explain the history of the U.S. government, how it has changed over the years, its current role in our society, and each citizen's role within that government. Vibrant full-color photographs, a detailed glossary, and informative graphic organizers provide extra insight into these important subjects. Features include: Readers will improve their critical thinking skills as they are asked specific questions in each chapter about different facets of the U.S. government. Informational sidebars offer up additional facts to strengthen readers' knowledge of democracy and encourage them to be active, informed citizens. Striking visual elements draw readers in and create an engaging learning experience about a timely topic.