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Ask the Governor

Christy Mihaly (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731629067

Governing the United States: Ask the Governor introduces readers to the very important position of governor and what governors do for their states. Using a question and answer format, this 24-page book provides basic information about a governor's job, authority, and everyday functions. The Governing the United States series introduces people and their specific roles in shaping the laws and communities of the United States. With an easy-to-read Q&A format, young readers will explore how people get these jobs, what powers they hold, and just what it is they do every day. Each title in this collection also includes a glossary, comprehension questions, and an extension activity.

Ask the Attorney General

Christy Mihaly (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731629159

Governing the United States: Ask the Attorney General introduces readers to the very important position of the attorney general of the United States and of individual states or territories. Using a question and answer format, this 24-page book provides basic information about the attorney general's job, authority, and everyday functions. The Governing the United States series introduces people and their specific roles in shaping the laws and communities of the United States. With an easy-to-read Q&A format, young readers will explore how people get these jobs, what powers they hold, and just what it is they do every day. Each title in this collection also includes a glossary, comprehension questions, and an extension activity.

Ask the Mayor

Christy Mihaly (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731629036

Governing the United States: Ask the Mayor introduces readers to the very important position of mayor and what mayors do for their cities. Using a question and answer format, this 24-page book provides basic information about a mayor's job, authority, and everyday functions. The Governing the United States series introduces people and their specific roles in shaping the laws and communities of the United States. With an easy-to-read Q&A format, young readers will explore how people get these jobs, what powers they hold, and just what it is they do every day. Each title in this collection also includes a glossary, comprehension questions, and an extension activity.

Ask the President

Christy Mihaly (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731629098

Governing the United States: Ask the President introduces readers to the very important position of president and what a president does for the country. Using a question and answer format, this 24-page book provides basic information about a president's duties, authority, perks, and everyday functions. The Governing the United States series introduces people and their specific roles in shaping the laws and communities of the United States. With an easy-to-read Q&A format, young readers will explore how people get these jobs, what powers they hold, and just what it is they do every day. Each title in this collection also includes a glossary, comprehension questions, and an extension activity.

Ask a Congressperson

Christy Mihaly (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731629128

Governing the United States: Ask a Congressperson introduces readers to the very important position of a member of the House of Representatives. Using a question and answer format, this 24-page book provides basic information about a congressperson's job, authority, and everyday functions. The Governing the United States series introduces people and their specific roles in shaping the laws and communities of the United States. With an easy-to-read Q&A format, young readers will explore how people get these jobs, what powers they hold, and just what it is they do every day. Each title in this collection also includes a glossary, comprehension questions, and an extension activity.

Ask a Judge

Christy Mihaly (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781731629180

Governing the United States: Ask a Judge introduces readers to the very important role of a judge at various levels of United States government. Using a question and answer format, this 24-page book provides basic information about a judge's job, authority, and everyday functions. The Governing the United States series introduces people and their specific roles in shaping the laws and communities of the United States. With an easy-to-read Q&A format, young readers will explore how people get these jobs, what powers they hold, and just what it is they do every day. Each title in this collection also includes a glossary, comprehension questions, and an extension activity.

The American Flag

Jeanne Sturm (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179683

The American flag is a symbol of freedom and patriotism. From the first flag that donned thirteen stars for the original thirteen colonies, to the flag we know today, it has always brought pride to the people of America. Many poems and songs have been written about Old Glory, and she flies in front of schools, government offices, and is waved in parades as a symbol of our freedom and all who fought to protect and preserve it. This book will allow students to determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.

The Mayor's Office

David Armentrout, Patricia Armentrout (authors)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781615907212

Provides information about a Mayor's Office, including why we might go there, who works there, and the services it provides.

Gingerbread with Abigail Adams

Keli Sipperley (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781681914619

Abigail Adams, the First Lady of the United States, takes Fiona and Finley back in time to her new home at the White House to share her story.

Reconstruction

Katie Marsico

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1606944487

Learn about recontruction in American history through engaging text, detailed illustrations and photos of artifacts.

National Mall

Joanne Mattern (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179720

The National Mall, one of our country's most beautiful symbols, includes gardens, monuments, museums, and open spaces that make this serene landmark a wonderful, peaceful place to visit.

Liberty Bell

Cristie Reed (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179713

The Liberty Bell is over 260 years old and can be traced back to William Penn. Created to commemorate Penn's visionary work, it now stands as one of our nation's most valued symbols of peace, liberty, and freedom for all.

The Star Spangled Banner

Cristie Reed (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179706

"The Star Spangled Banner" became the national anthem of the United States in 1931. Uniting Americans with pride every time it is played, it always brings a sense of loyalty and honor to the citizens of the United States of America.

Government in Your City or Town

Karen Kenney (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179225

This book explains how it is the responsibility of your city or town government to keep you safe and maintain a clean place for you to live. It builds parks, cleans streets, and enforces the laws made by the state government.

Civic Responsibilities

Karen Kenney (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179232

This book discusses civic responsibilities and how to be a good citizen.

How a Bill Becomes a Law

Kyla Steinkraus (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179201

This book takes you through the many processes the legislative branch of our government must follow to introduce a bill and the steps it goes through to make a bill an actual law.

Constitution

Kyla Steinkraus (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179195

This book outlines the reasons the Constitution was first written in 1787 and how it has changed to fit our world today.

State Government

Karen Kenney (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179218

This book discusses how the United States is a Federalist government, meaning powers are split between states and the national government, and the role of state governments.

Congress

Katherine Krieg (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179171

This book discusses the term limits of House and Senate members, as well as the qualifications, background, and jobs each member contributes when representing the citizens of the United States.

President and Cabinet

Katherine Krieg (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179164

This book describes all the responsibilities of the president, the duties of the Cabinet members who advise the president, and the qualifications needed to run for president.

Supreme Court

Katherine Krieg (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781627179188

This book discusses the highest court in our country, the terms and ranks of each member, and what role they play to balance the scales of justice.

The Police Station

David Armentrout, Patricia Armentrout (authors)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781615907229

Police stations and police officers are highlighted in this informative book. It explains why we have police stations, how they are helpful to our community, and the special people who work there.

The Post Office

David Armentrout, Patricia Armentrout (authors)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781615907236

Provides information about post offices and how they support and add value to the community. Includes details such as who works there, why they are necessary, and special equipment postal workers use.

How Coins and Bills Are Made

Tim Clifford (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604724042

Describes the process of minting money.

The Bald Eagle

Kelli L. Hicks (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781615905980

This book provides an introduction to the reasons why the bald eagle was chosen as a national symbol and discusses the eagle's physical characteristics, reproductive cycle, and myths and legends surrounding bald eagles.