Drawing the Vote: An Illustrated Guide to Voting in America

Tommy Jenkins (Author) Kati Lacker (Illustrator)
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Description

How the history of American voting rights has shaped the way we vote today

Coinciding with the 2020 US presidential election, Drawing the Vote, an original graphic novel, looks at the history of voting rights in the United States and how it affects the way we vote today. Throughout the book, the author, Tommy Jenkins, identifies events and trends that led to the unprecedented results of the 2016 presidential election that left American political parties more estranged than ever. To balance these complex ideas and statistics, Kati Lacker's original artistic style makes the book accessible for readers of all ages. At a time when many citizens are experiencing challenges and apathy about voting and skepticism concerning our bitterly divided government, Drawing the Vote seeks to offer some explanation for how we got here and how every American can take action to make their vote count.

Product Details

Price
$24.99  $22.99
Publisher
Abrams Comicarts
Publish Date
April 21, 2020
Pages
208
Dimensions
6.9 X 9.3 X 1.1 inches | 1.7 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781419739989

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About the Author

Tommy Jenkins is the humanities division chair at Louisburg College in Louisburg, North Carolina, and an associate professor of English. He resides in Raleigh, North Carolina. Kati Lacker is an illustrator, designer, and screen printer currently living in Brooklyn. This is her first graphic novel.

Reviews

"Jenkins's rousing work will inspire students to educate themselves on the issues--and, when the time comes, to vote early and often."-- "School Library Journal - STARRED review"
"This is a great year to brush up voting rights, especially the laws surrounding distance voting, and this book is a great start."-- "GeekMom"