KidLit RADIO: StoryMakers with Mark Shulman I VOTED

Voting is important. Voting is powerful. Why? Find out with Mark Shulman and his new book I VOTED. Then, find out how YOU can encourage the grown-ups around you to vote — all on StoryMakers.

About the Book
I Voted: Making a Choice Makes a Difference

With the next presidential election upon us, this witty, nonpartisan book will help explain the concept of voting to the youngest readers.

I Voted explains the concept of choosing, individually, and as a group, from making a simple choice: “Which do you like better, apples or oranges?”, to selecting a class pet, to even more complicated decisions, like electing community representatives.
You may not always get what you want, but there are strategies to better your odds!
Serge Bloch’s effortless and charming illustrations paired with Mark Shulman’s funny and timely text create a perfect resource for discussing current events with your children.
Backmatter includes information about the United States electoral process.

Download I VOTED Activities and Printables from Holiday House!


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ABOUT Mark Shulman

Mark Shulman has been a camp counselor, a radio announcer, a maître d’ in a fancy restaurant, a New York City tour guide, and a creative advertising guy. He’s written many books about many things–sharks, storms, robots, palindromes, gorillas, dodo birds, Star Wars, Ben Franklin, how to hide your stuff, how to voodoo your enemies, and how to make a video from start to finish. He’s written picture books for Oscar de la Hoya (the boxer) and Shamu (the whale). Mark is from Rochester and Buffalo, New York, but he has lived in New York City for so very long that he tawks like he’s from da Bronx. So do his kids. His wife Kara, a grade school reading specialist, has perfect diction.

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