Don’t Forget To Vote!
Picture Books About Elections
and Voting

by Devon A. Corneal

Photo credit: Ariel Skelley, DigitalVision Collection/Getty Images

Elections are a big deal! Talking about the voting process and the value of a peaceful transition of power in the United States with your kids is important. These books will help introduce your children to the complexities of our electoral process in terms they can understand. They’re engaging, informative, and might even make voters out of your kids. Just be prepared for their disappointment when you explain they have to wait a few years before casting a ballot.

Editor’s note: This article was originally published in 2016 and updated in 2020.