See How They Run: Campaign Dreams, Election Schemes, and the Race to the White House (Updated)

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Bloomsbury U.S.A. Children's Books
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8.53 X 10.96 X 0.42 inches | 0.88 pounds

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About the Author

SUSAN E. GOODMAN is the author of more than thirty nonfiction books for children, including How Do You Burp in Space?; See How They Run: Campaign Dreams, Election Schemes, and the Race to the White House;All in Just One Cookie, an ALA Notable Book; and On This Spot, a Washington Post Top Picture Book of the Year. She lives in Boston, Massachusetts.

ELWOOD H. SMITH is an illustrator and animator whose books include The Truth About Poop, GeeWhiz, Raise the Roof, and others. His work can be seen inside the Eco-bathroom at the Bronx Zoo, as well as in packages of shrinky dinks. This is his third book with Susan Goodman. He lives in upstate New

"It's a very clear, readable . . . and funny! . . . explanation of the American electoral process." - Lois Lowry, Newbery Medalist and bestselling author

"Anyone who needs a clear explanation of how a candidate can get the most popular votes and still lose the election should read See How They Run." - Washington Post

"How can a candidate get the most votes but lose the election? What's a hanging chad? These and other mysteries of the political process cheekily explained here." - People

"This overview of the election process is loaded with facts that'll tickle children pink-or red, white, and blue." - Parenting

"This witty Schoolhouse Rock-style book uses easy to understand examples to explain nearly every aspect of the voting process... It features a wealth of trivia to intrigue kids and adults alike." - New York Post

"Informative, entertaining, and timely, this is a fine example of how well-conceived humor can make a potentially complicated topic not only more appealing, but also more comprehensible and even inspiring." - SLJ

"Lively...An entertaining civics book." - Boston Globe