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You call this democracy? : how to fix our government and deliver power to the people / Elizabeth Rusch.

Rusch, Elizabeth, (author.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Homer Library.

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Homer Public Library YA 320.973 RUS 000161241 Teen Corner -- Nonfiction Place on copy / volume Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780358176923
  • ISBN: 0358176921
  • ISBN: 9780358387428
  • ISBN: 0358387426
  • Physical Description: 253 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Company, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Do you live in a democracy? -- You can't vote for president -- Strange maps -- Unrepresentative senate -- Elections for sale -- The right to lie -- Suppressing the vote -- Shut out of statehood -- Barred from voting -- Too young to vote? -- Real representation -- Voter turnoff -- Let's fix our democracy!
Summary, etc.:
"America is the greatest democracy in the world ... isn't it? Author Elizabeth Rusch examines some of the more problematic aspects of our government but, more importantly, offers ways for young people to fix them."-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 12+.
Grade 7 to 8.
Awards Note:
YALSA Award for Excellence in Nonfiction Finalist, 2021
Subject: Democracy > United States > Juvenile literature.
Youth > Political activity > United States > Juvenile literature.
Democracy > United States.
Youth > Political activity > United States.
JUVENILE NONFICTION > Social Science > Politics & Government.
Politics and government.
Youth > Political activity.
Democracy > Juvenile literature.
Youth > Juvenile literature.
Democracy > United States.
United States > Politics and government > Juvenile literature.
United States > Politics and government.
United States.
United States > Politics and government > Juvenile literature.
United States > Politics and government.
Genre: Juvenile works.
Informational works.
Juvenile works.
Informational works.