Introductory government books donated to elementary schools

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Submitted to aedgett@sierrasun.comSubmitted to aedgett@sierrasun.comFrom left: Marlon Krampert, Lynn Meadows and Ginnie Leoppard deliver books to elementary schools, donated by the Truckee Tahoe Republican Women Federated organization.

TAHOE/TRUCKEE, Calif. andamp;#8212; In early October, members from the Truckee Tahoe Republican Women Federated presented books to four elementary schools in the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District. The books, written by Peter W. Barnes and illustrated by Cheryl Shaw Barnes, are introductory books to our nationandamp;#8217;s government. andamp;#8220;Cappy Tailandamp;#8217;s Capitol Taleandamp;#8221; is about the U.S. Capitol … the history of its construction, the art inside and general information on the andamp;#8220;peopleandamp;#8217;s house.andamp;#8221; andamp;#8220;Woodrow for Presidentandamp;#8221; is about the process of electing a president of the United States. andamp;#8220;Marshall, the Courthouse Mouseandamp;#8221; is about how the Supreme Court works. All books use rhyme and appealing animals to get information across to young children in elementary grades.Books were presented to Glenshire Elementary School, Kings Beach Elementary School, Tahoe Lake Elementary School and Truckee Elementary School. Since the district has interconnecting libraries, the three different books can be requested by any school in the district. Amazon informationandamp;#8220;Cappy Tailandamp;#8217;s Capitol Taleandamp;#8221; andamp;#8212; Cappy Tail is a special squirrel-youandamp;#8217;ll see! Join him as he talks and tours you through his home, the United States Capitol, a monument to the worldandamp;#8217;s greatest democracy. On your journey of discovery, youandamp;#8217;ll start with the exhibits, videos and treasures in the Capitol Visitor Center. Then youandamp;#8217;ll make your way to the famous rooms, halls and chambers of the building-from the Rotunda, House of Representatives and Senate to Statuary Hall, the Old Supreme Court Chamber and andamp;#8212; oooh! andamp;#8212; the Crypt! Youandamp;#8217;ll go nuts for Cappy and the Capitol! andamp;#8220;Woodrow for Presidentandamp;#8221; andamp;#8212; andamp;#8220;Woodrow For Presidentandamp;#8221; tells the story of how Woodrow G. Washingtail, the star of andamp;#8220;Woodrow, the White House Mouseandamp;#8221; got to the White House. The book explains the electoral process to children in fun, rhyming verse, from Woodrowandamp;#8217;s humble beginnings as a child in Moussouri and his first election to public office, to his inauguration as president of the United Mice of America.andamp;#8220;Marshall, the Courthouse Mouseandamp;#8221; andamp;#8212; Children learn about the Supreme Court and the legal system through the work of Marshall J. Mouse, Chief Justice of the United Mice of America.

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