Celebrating Our Democracy: Elementary & Middle School Books

On March 4, 1797, George Washington turned over his job to John Adams, winner of the presidential election. This Inauguration Day, over 200 years ago, was the first time one U.S. President replaced another. The peaceful transition of power on Inauguration Day is a crucial part of what makes the U.S. a democracy. Check out the books below to learn more about our democratic system of government. 

Becoming president by Michael Rajczak
Civics by Shannon Weber
Madam President by Lane Smith
The president of the jungle by illustrator André (Graphic designer) Rodrigues
So you want to be president? by 1931- Judith St. George
V is for voting by Kate (Editor) Farrell
Vote for our future! by Margaret McNamara
We can vote by Ann Bonwill