The popular Social Studies Connects series links history, geography, civics and economics to kids’ daily lives. Featuring stories with diverse characters who face situations young readers can relate to, these books support reading and social studies skills including researching, inferring, comparing, and communication. An activity to stimulate curiosity about the world is included in each book!
Pete and Joey are best friends, until they run for class president—and discover that it takes more than speeches and posters and promises to win an election. (Social Studies Topic: Civictions/Elections)
About the Author
Daisy Alberto is a children’s book author who has written a number of Step into Reading and Stepping Stones titles, including A Horse and a Hero, Swiss Family Robinson, and Barbie as the Island Princess. Blanche Sims has illustrated scores of books for children, including the books in Patricia Reilly Giff’s Polk Street School series and those in the Oliver and Company series by Page McBrier. She lives in Sandy Hook, Connecticut.