The Resource For which we stand : how our government works and why it matters, written by Jeff Foster ; illustrated by Julie McLaughlin

For which we stand : how our government works and why it matters, written by Jeff Foster ; illustrated by Julie McLaughlin

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For which we stand : how our government works and why it matters
Title
For which we stand
Title remainder
how our government works and why it matters
Statement of responsibility
written by Jeff Foster ; illustrated by Julie McLaughlin
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
NJQ/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Foster, Jeff
Dewey number
320.473
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Intended audience
Ages 8-12
Intended audience source
Scholastic Inc
LC call number
JK40
LC item number
.F67 2020
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1984-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
McLaughlin, Julie
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Politics and government
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
juvenile
Label
For which we stand : how our government works and why it matters, written by Jeff Foster ; illustrated by Julie McLaughlin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
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?
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
175 pages
Isbn
9781338643091
Lccn
2020009912
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
  • 1986590
  • (OCoLC)1136958759
  • 1986590
  • (OCoLC)on1136958759
  • 1986590
Label
For which we stand : how our government works and why it matters, written by Jeff Foster ; illustrated by Julie McLaughlin
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
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?
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
175 pages
Isbn
9781338643091
Lccn
2020009912
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color), color maps
System control number
  • 1986590
  • (OCoLC)1136958759
  • 1986590
  • (OCoLC)on1136958759
  • 1986590

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