EVERY VOTE MATTERS
Every Vote Matters: The Power of Your Voice, from Student Elections to the Supreme Court (Free Spirit Publishing, 2016)
A new book by Judge Tom and his co-author/daughter Natalie. The authors encourage teens to recognize the importance of voting and making their voices heard in the democratic process. The book focuses on Supreme Court decisions that came down to a single vote. Chapters examine key Supreme Court rulings and explore how these cases have affected the lives and rights of U.S. citizens—especially teens. Using a straightforward, impartial tone, the authors take a close look at often controversial cases and at the history of voting in the United States. The emphasis is involvement in local and national elections as well as other ways to be an engaged citizen. There is an accompanying digital discussion guide for teachers and youth leaders.
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