Using a town's mayoral election as a model, this lively introduction to voting covers every step in the process, from the start of the campaign all the way to the voting booth! Includes info on political parties, voter registration, campaigns, rallies, debates, Election Day, even recounts! Topics are presented in a clear, kid-friendly graphic format with a cast of hilarious characters that includes two dogs (and a cat), whose questions and comments mirror those of young readers and help to explain some of an election's more confusing aspects. Told with clarity and wit in Eileen Christelow's signature comic-book style and vetted by an expert in voter education. A timeline of the history of voting in the USA, a glossary of words associated with voting, a discussion of American political parties and a list of Internet resources are included. An ALA Notable Children's Book and an IRA-CBC Children's Choice book. Paperback, 48 illustrated pages, Suitable for ages 6-10 years.