What Is Money, Anyway?

Why Dollars and Coins Have Value

By Larson, Jennifer

Publishers Summary:
Have you ever received a birthday card with a $10 bill inside? Or found a quarter on the sidewalk? These bills and coins are made of paper and metal. But they're far more valuable than what they're made of. So what makes money so special? Where does it come from and how is it used? Read this book to find out.

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ISBN
978-0-76133-915-1
Publisher
Lerner Publications


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on August 1, 2010

K-Gr 2 These books offer easy-to-read introductions to the world of economics. Addressing readers as "you," Larson asks questions such as, "Did you ever get money for your birthday?" and "How do you decide what to do with your money?" (Do I Need It?). The everyday-life examples will demonstrate to children that they can play a vital role in the economic world. Clear, age-appropriate language explains new concepts well: "When someone works at a paid job, he or she earns money. This money is call...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2010

Where does money come from? What are the differences between <i>goods</i> and <i>services</i>? Such questions are answered in these series entries. Each volume presents a logical and accessible se...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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