by Betsy Maestro
illustrated by Giulio Maestro
If you would like a book about the history of money for slightly older children (Gr 3+), this is a good pick.
It's a bit dry, but is a solid reference
title because does cover quite a bit of ground regarding the evolution
of money and commerce (from early barter systems up to our
modern paper/coin systems).
ended their review with: "This volume will be useful in classrooms and
libraries for its noteworthy effort to place a concept within
historical contexts." And in a starred review, School Library Journal called it "a
windfall for whole-language classrooms and for nonfiction pleasure
Interest Level: Gr. 3+ DRA Level: 30-34 Lexile Measure: 890L
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