The History of Money: From Bartering to Banking

By JENKINS, Martin

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ISBN
9780763667634
Publisher
Candlewick


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on September 1, 2014  |  Grades 5 and Up

Gr 4–6—This book takes readers on an engaging exploration of the history of money. The journey starts in the Stone Age (Chapter One: "In Which Nobody Has Any Money") and concludes in the Digital Age (Chapter Sixteen: "In Which We Discover That Even When Money Doesn't Disappear, You Still Can't Pin It Down"). Brief chapters feature an easy-to-follow narrative, complemented by Kita...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on August 1, 2014

In sixteen brief chapters, Jenkins and Kitamura present an overview of money -- the whys and hows of its development, different items that have been employed as currency -- from ancient times to today. The first half of the book -- from the Ice Age to ancient Rome -- lays the groundwork for the rest of the story, and an engaging story it is thanks to Jenkins's clear, ea...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2014

Sixteen brief chapters present an overview of money--the whys and hows of its development, different items that have been employed as curre...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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