Granddaddy's Turn

Granddaddy's Turn

A Journey to the Ballot Box

Oversize Book - 2015
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"Life on the farm with Granddaddy is full of hard work, but despite all the chores, Granddaddy always makes time for play, especially fishing trips. Even when there isn't a bite to catch, he reminds young Michael that it takes patience to get what's coming to you. One morning, when Granddaddy heads into town in his fancy suit, Michael knows that something very special must be happening--and sure enough, everyone is lined up at town hall! For the very first time, Granddaddy is allowed to vote, and he couldn't be more proud. But can Michael be patient when justice just can't come soon enough?" -- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2015
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780763665937
0763665932
Branch Call Number: FICTION Ban
Characteristics: 32 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 30 cm
Additional Contributors: Stein, Eric 1959-
Ransome, James

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Young Michael goes with his Granddaddy to vote after years of laws preventing him from doing so. (Historical Fiction)

Today, many people take the right to vote for granted. But for Michael, when he gets to see his Granddaddy get to vote for the very first time, he knows that he never will.


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