Includes bibliographical references (page 22) and index.
"In this inviting book, young readers discover ways to practice democratic principles in their schools and classrooms. Accessible, child-centered examples demonstrate key skills and practices including active listening, consensus-building, and voting procedures. Readers will also learn ways to clearly communicate their own points of view while showing respect for others' perspectives."-- Provided by publisher.
Issued also in electronic format.
What is a community? -- My school community -- What is an active citizen? -- What is a class meeting? -- Building consensus -- Voting -- Planning an event -- Solving problems together -- Caring and sharing.