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The Resource Drawing the vote : the illustrated guide to the importance of voting in America, by Tommy Jenkins ; illustrated by Kati Lacker ; foreword by Martha S. Jones

Drawing the vote : the illustrated guide to the importance of voting in America, by Tommy Jenkins ; illustrated by Kati Lacker ; foreword by Martha S. Jones

Label
Drawing the vote : the illustrated guide to the importance of voting in America
Title
Drawing the vote
Title remainder
the illustrated guide to the importance of voting in America
Statement of responsibility
by Tommy Jenkins ; illustrated by Kati Lacker ; foreword by Martha S. Jones
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Coinciding with the 2020 US presidential election, Drawing the Vote, an original graphic novel, looks at the history of voting rights in the United States, and how it has affected the way we vote today. Author Tommy Jenkins traces this history from the earliest steps toward democracy during the American Revolution, to the upheaval caused by the Civil War, the fight for women's suffrage, the Civil Rights movement, the election of an African American president, and the control by a Republican majority. Along the way, Jenkins identifies events and trends that led to the unprecedented results of the 2016 presidential election that left Americans wondering, "how did this happen?" To balance these complex ideas and statistics, Kati Lacker's clean artistic style makes the book both beautiful and accessible. At a time when many citizens are experiencing apathy about voting and skepticism concerning our bitterly divided political parties, Drawing the Vote seeks to offer some explanation for how we got here and how every American can take action to make their vote count"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1972-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jenkins, Tommy
Dewey number
324.60973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 12-19
  • 7-12
Intended audience source
  • Brodart
  • Brodart
LC call number
JK1976
LC item number
.J46 2020
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Lacker, Kati
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Voting
  • Elections
  • Voting
  • Elections
  • Graphic novels
  • KERA
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Drawing the vote : the illustrated guide to the importance of voting in America, by Tommy Jenkins ; illustrated by Kati Lacker ; foreword by Martha S. Jones
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 192-197)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
vii, 198 pages
Isbn
9781419739989
Lccn
2019014479
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1143470267
  • (OCoLC)on1143470267
  • 3027322
  • 3144884
Label
Drawing the vote : the illustrated guide to the importance of voting in America, by Tommy Jenkins ; illustrated by Kati Lacker ; foreword by Martha S. Jones
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 192-197)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
vii, 198 pages
Isbn
9781419739989
Lccn
2019014479
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)1143470267
  • (OCoLC)on1143470267
  • 3027322
  • 3144884

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