What Are Political Parties?
Division along political party lines has become an issue that concerns many in the United States, but it is not a new problem. As readers explore the history and current landscape of political parties, they learn the reasons why political parties formed, what different parties stand for, and what can bring people from different parties together. The detailed main text, which is enhanced by fun fact boxes and full-color photographs, supports social studies curriculum topics. A detailed graphic organizer encourages young people to look beyond political differences and to embrace ways to become active citizens.