Back in 2004 (way, way back), I was an elementary school teacher for a small class of 1st and 2nd graders. We spent a whole month on election season, learning more about how our government is set up, and why we vote for our leaders. I would have loved to have a list of election books for kids back then! 

(You’ll notice that some of the books I included in this post were fairly new at that time, like Duck for President and So You Want to Be President — but a classic never goes out of style, right?)

There have been many great election books for kids published in the last two decades, and I wanted to share some that we have read and enjoyed as a family. If you have additional recommendations, I would love for you to leave them in the comments!

If you are learning more about elections, you might also enjoy our patriotic activities for young learners.

Check out our Patriotic Family Activity Guide in The Play School Club!

There are a lot of wonderful books about elections and voting for kids! These are just a few favorites from our collection and some new titles we discovered at the library.

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Election Books for Kids

There are many terrific books that introduce the election process and the importance of voting. Here are a few of our favorites:

Election Resources for Kids

These resources could also enhance your election unit study:

15 Great Election Books for Kids