by Julie Glass
illustrated by Joy Allen
A Step into Reading Level 2 book
It's summer and Penny is taking advantage of the hot weather by setting up a lemonade stand. At first she sells her lemonade for a penny, then two pennies, then a nickle.
Slowly the money builds up in her coin jar, and the total jumps when Grandma spends ten cents and a few customers even spend a quarter!
Into Reading Math
Reader is a simple story. It's not going to win any awards for clever
plot twists or Caldecott-worthy illustrations (although they are
cute!), but it's a solid choice for teaching money. We like how the
math is reinforced on the last page,
which features drawings of the coins and how five pennies equal a
nickel, two nickels equal a dime...
Interest Level: K-Gr. 2 DRA Level: 14 Lexile Measure: 150L
Grade Equivalent: 1.3 Guided Reading: H
Below are sample pages from inside A Dollar for Penny, a Step into Reading Math Reader by Julie Glass.
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This book is one of the Step Into Reading math reader series. You can learn more about this series by clicking on the book covers below or the link above.