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Woodrow For President: A Tail Of Voting, Campaigns, And Elections

3.76  ·  Rating Details ·  25 Ratings  ·  9 Reviews
Woodrow for President teaches children about elections, from the local level to the presidential. Readers in kindergarten through fourth grade will learn how Woodrow the White House mouse became the Commander in Cheese.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published November 1st 1999 by VSP Books
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Aug 14, 2012 Heidi rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Explaining the electoral process to young children can be a difficult thing to do. This book does a nice job of helping readers understand what running for president requires. The descriptions are of course simplified and idealized. If only elections were this neat and tidy. But all the major steps are included: political parties, conventions, campaigns, debates, voting, etc. I enjoyed the use of a mouse society to present the facts mixed with a story, this makes all the information easier to sw ...more
Maureen Timerman
Aug 23, 2012 Maureen Timerman rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2012
I found this book to be a great and timely one in this election year. Read this with our 5 and 7 year old boys, and the oldest was especially interested. What captured both boys were the drawing, they were really interested in finding the Presidential Seal...kind of like an Ispy.
As we traveled through the White House, the rhyming prose gives a look at the House and the Election Process. They rhyming is excellent and does not seem forced, and the Children stayed attentive.
The back of the book is
Aug 30, 2012 NebraskaIcebergs rated it liked it
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A couple of weeks ago, a beautiful hardcover picture book called Woodrow for President arrived at my doorstep. I received this book by Peter and Cheryl Barnes as part of the TLC Tour Books. Immediately, I proudly showed off the cute and lavish picture book to my husband. Then I set down to read it. :-)

One of the quirks I've picked up as an adult is I prefer to first look in the children's section of the library when I want to know more about topic. Children's books give me the basics, and then s
Aug 09, 2012 Liz rated it it was ok
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The process of electing the president of the United States is complex. As Woodrow G Washingtail (the mouse) runs for president, concepts such as the primaries and the general election are explained.

The first two pages make it very clear that if you grow up valuing hard work and knowing the difference between right and wrong, as well as eating all your food and studying hard you could be the president of the United States. The next two pages add a bit more: a potential president should also help
Mollie B
Jan 28, 2016 Mollie B rated it liked it
It's too long for storytime, but there's lots of information in it in verse. Kids might enjoy listening this to help understand how to become president.
Liz Todd
Jul 25, 2014 Liz Todd rated it really liked it
Would be great in a 3rd grade classroom. Follows all of the steps to becoming president. Cute story.
Michelle Gray
Oct 26, 2015 Michelle Gray rated it it was ok
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I liked this one okay. It was a little long and the rhyming got tiresome.
A fun, rhyming story about what it takes to run for President.
Lindsey Lubker
Sep 30, 2012 Lindsey Lubker rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Woodrow for President shows the path to becoming president. It is very educational and fun. Would be a great book to read during campaign time.
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