Fall 2016

How America Works

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Our nation was founded on the notion that a government should be ruled by and for the people. So how does America work? This series gives young readers insight into the foundations of theUnited States and the workings of our government. Readers will learn about thegovernment and how itfunctions, as well as the documents that are the basis ofAmerican freedom. Each book includes important facts and fascinating detailsabout rights, responsibilities,and laws. Colorful photos and informativegraphics immerse readers in our nation's past and present. Each book includes sidebars, a phonetic glossary, and infographics including diagrams.

Individual Titles

Title   ATOS Format Qty
How America Works (8 titles) Fall 2016
How Elections Work Fall 2016 4.6
How the Executive Branch Works Fall 2016 4.8
How the Government Works Fall 2016 4.6
How the Judicial Branch Works Fall 2016 4.5
How the Legislative Branch Works Fall 2016 4.7
The Bill of Rights Fall 2016 4.7
The Declaration of Independence Fall 2016 4.6
The U.S. Constitution Fall 2016 4.7
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  • New! Fall 2016



  • Graphics: Full-color photographs, Historical photographs
  • Reinforced book (9781503813175): 8 x 9.5, © 2017
  • Hosted ebook (9781503816015): 8 x 9.5, © 2017
  • Subject: Social Studies
  • Series: How America Works


  • Suggested Interest Level: Grade 3 - Grade 6
  • Suggested Reading Level: Grade 4

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