03/18/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Children's Books Inspired by the Health Care Debate

The holidays are just around the corner and you want your young ones to be able to articulate cogent opinions about the issues that shape our nation. When that belligerent kindergartener first tells your child that his/her opinions regarding single payer insurance and the trigger are "for doodoo heads" it can be a teaching moment. Here are some books to help turn the current political climate into something that's easy to understand AND fun!

The Berenstain Bears and the Angry Town Grassroots Campaign

The Canadian Goose Who Waited in Line for a Wing Transplant

Rudolph's Nose is a Pre-Existing Condition

Grandma Was Getting Old, Anyway

Billy Johnson's First Swim at the Public Option Pool

Harry Potter and the Deathly Panels

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde's Amendment

Where the Sidewalk Ends is Outside Our Coverage

Why Mommy Won't Let Senator Boxer Get a Word In Edge Wise

The Town That Shouted All the Time

Are You There, Kaiser? It's Me, Margaret.

Clifford the Big Blue Dog

The Healthcare Industry That Ate Everyone

Amelia Bedelia and the Horrible Misunderstanding Involving Public Funding for Abortions