EVERY VOTE MATTERS
The Power of Your Voice, From Student Elections to the Supreme Court
By Tom Jacobs and Natalie Jacobs. Providing a thorough explanation of the election process before examining 15 landmark Supreme Court cases decided by a single vote, this emphatic resource stresses the importance of voting and highlights ways to get involved when you’re too young to register. Topics addressed include free speech at school, prison terms for young people, and affirmative action. In addition, each chapter ends with discussion starters and suggestions for taking action. Grades 7–12. Index. Appendixes. Glossary. Free Spirit. 215 pages. ©2016.