A Turkey for Thanksgiving by Eve Bunting (K-3)
Mrs. Moose wants a real turkey for Thanksgiving. The animal friends find one, and Mr. Turkey becomes the guest of honor.
Turkey' s Gift to the People by Ani Rucki (K-3)
Based on a Navajo legend, this delightful tale emphasizes cooperation and working together in a society.
For Election Month!
Woodrow, the White House Mouse. (Barnes, Peter and Cheryl; VSP Books, 1998). Tells the story of the presidency and the art, architecture and history of the White House, through the adventures of Woodrow G. Washingtail, President of the United Mice of America, and his family. Grades K-4.
The Berenstain Bears and the Big Election. (Berenstain, Stan; Random 1984.) Bear Country is falling apart, so Papa decides to run for President of the Town Council. Brother and sister become his campaign managers. Papa wins the election and soon discovers that his campaign promises such as "honey in every pot" are going to be difficult to keep. Grades K-2.
Arthur Meets the President (Brwon, Marc; Little Bown, 1991.) Arthur enters an essay contest and wins a visit to the Capitol. He is given the opportunity to read his "How I Can Make America Great" essay to the President. Grades K-3.
The Kid Who Ran for President (Gutman, Dan; Scholastic, 1996) A 12-year old runs for President in 2000. Grades 5 - 7.
The Day Gogo Went to Vote (Sisulu, Elinor Batezat; Little Brown, 1996) Young Thembi and her beloved great-grandmother, who has not left the house for many years, go together to vote on the momentous day in 1994 when black South Africans are allowed to vote for the first time. Grades 1-5.