How Does Congress Work?
How many parts of Congress are there? What does Congress have the power to do? These questions and more are addressed in this educational and engaging text on the U.S. Congress. Young readers are introduced to the specifics of the Senate and the House of Representatives, the structure and powers of Congress, and the various jobs carried out by Congress. Additional information about this common social studies curriculum topic is presented through detailed full-color photographs, informational sidebars, and easily understandable graphic organizers. Readers are challenged to think critically about this branch of government, which encourages active citizenship.