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Election Fiction for Young Readers

Nonfiction books on elections and voting can be found in J 324; for books on presidents look in J 353.03 or J 921. Click here for a print-friendly version of this list.


Picture Books (JE)


Author Title Call Number
DiPucchioGrace for President
Grace discovers that there has never been a female U.S. President, and she decides to run for school president. (40 pp.)
JE DiPucchio
ClantonVote for Me!
Donkey and Elephant try to show why you should vote for them. (38 pp.)
JE Clanton
CroninDuck for President
Duck's political ambition eventually leads to his being elected president. (40 pp.)
JE Cronin
Czajak Monster Needs Your Vote
Monster is ready to vote! But why cast your ballot when you can run for president instead? (28 pp.)
JE Czajak
Krosoczka Max for President
Max and Kelly both want to win the election for class president. (32 pp.)
JE Krosoczka
Wells Otto Runs for President
Otto quietly enters the campaign for president of his school. (32 pp.)
JE Wells

Early Readers (JE ER)


Author Title Call Number
McNamaraElection Day
On Becky's first day at a new school, she finds that she has a chance to run for class president. (32 pp.)
JE ER McNamara

Children’s Fiction (J)


Author Title Call Number
AnglebergerFake Mustache
Lenny is the only one standing between his evil-genius best friend, Casper, and the president of the United States. (196 pp.)
J Angleberger
Barshaw Ellie for President
Ellie's friends convince her to run for class president against her new crush. (170 pp.)
J Barshaw
Benton The Frandidate
Mad scientist Frannie K. Stein creates a suit that makes her seem to be whatever a voter wants her to be. (116 pp.)
J Benton
BruelBad Kitty for President
Kitty decides to run for president of the Neighborhood Cat Association. (142 pp.)
J Bruel
CotlerCheesie Mack Is Running Like Crazy!
Ronald "Cheesie" Mack helps his best friend run for class president. (243 pp.)
J Cotler
Dowell Phineas L. MacGuire--Gets Slimed!
Science whiz Phineas MacGuire agrees to be his best friend's campaign manager. (190 pp.)
J Dowell
EdwardsMom for Mayor
Eric tries to help his community by getting his mother elected mayor. (133 pp.)
J Edwards
EnglishElection Madness
Deja ignores her best friend's problems to concentrate on running for school president. (108 pp.)
J English
GallagherVote!
Everyone is playing dirty in the race for class president. Can Claudia help her friend win honestly? (79 pp.)
J Gallagher
GutmanMayor Hubble Is in Trouble!
Mayor Hubble is going to teach the kids the ins and outs of politics for the class president election. (106 pp.)
J Gutman pb
PalmerVote for Me!
Lucy B. Parker is running for class president and she wants to do it without help from her famous sister. (210 pp.)
J Palmer
Roy The Election-day Disaster
KC must find the dirty tricks culprit to save the president's chance for reelection. (87 pp.)
J Roy
WinstonPresident of the Whole Fifth Grade
Brianna and a new girl run for president of the fifth grade. (276 pp.)
J Winston

Children’s Illustrated Fiction (J Illus.)


Author Title Call Number
BandyGranddaddy's Turn: A Journey to the Ballot Box
For the very first time, Granddaddy is allowed to vote, and he couldn't be more proud. (32 pp.)
J Illus. Bandy
Winter Lillian's Right to Vote: A Celebration of the Voting Rights Act of 1965
Lillian recalls her great-great-grandparents, sold as slaves,and the long fight that led to her right to cast her ballot. (32 pp.)
J Illus. Winter

Comics & Graphic Novels


Author Title Call Number
HolmBabymouse for President
What the student council needs is Babymouse. The trouble is everyone else is running for President, too. (89 pp.)
J Comic HO

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