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Books

The Go Around Dollar
Author:  Barbara Johnston Adams
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses various attributes of money.

Pigs Will be Pigs
Author:  Amy Axelrod
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concepts of choices, saving, and spending.

Round and Round the Money Goes
Authors:  Melvin and Gilda Berger
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the origins of money and barter.

The Berenstain Bears' Get the Gimmes
Author:  Stan and Jan Berenstain
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concepts of choices and shopping.

The Berenstain Bears' Mad, Mad, Mad Toy Craze
Author:  Stan and Jan Berenstain
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concepts of collecting and money.

The Berenstain Bears' Trouble with Money
Author:  Stan and Jan Berenstain
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concepts of saving and spending.

Better Than a Lemonade Stand?  Small Business Ideas for Kids
Author:  Daryl Bernstein
Reading Level:  Ages 9-12
Discusses the concept of entrepreneurship.

Maltilda the Moocher
Author:  Diana Cain Bluthenthal
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses  the concepts of borrowing, collateral, and lending.

Doggone Lemonade Stand

Author:  Judy Bradbury
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concepts of income, savings, and spending.

Annie's Pet

Author:  B. Brenner
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concepts of earnings, savings, and opportunity cost.

Arthur's Pet Business
Author:  Marc Brown
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concept of starting a business.  

Arthur's TV Trouble

Author:  Marc Brown
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concepts of advertising and choices.

A Day's Work
Author:  Eve Bunting
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concepts of immigration and work.

The Purse
Author:  Kathy Caple
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concepts of earning and spending.

Sam and the Lucky Money
Author:  Karen Chinn
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concepts of expectations and shopping.

Count Your Money With the Polk Street School
Author:  Patricia Reilly Giff
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concepts of money and saving.

The Big Buck Adventure
Author:  Shelley Gill and Deborah Totola
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concept of choices and spending.

Dollar for Penny
Arthur:  Julie Glass
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concepts of work and work ethic. 

Arthur's Funny Money
Author: Lillian Hoban
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concept of starting a business.

Glo Goes Shopping

Author:  Cheryl Willis Hudson
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concepts of choices, decision making, and spending. 

The Great Pet Sale
Author:  Mick Inkpen
Reading Level:  4-8
Discusses the concepts of choice, price, and spending.

Four Dollars and Fifty Cents
Author:  Eric A. Kimmel
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concepts of credit and debt. 

On Market Street
Author:  Arnold Lobel
Reading Level:  4-8
Discusses the concepts of a market and exchange. 

Beatrice's Goat

Author:  Page McBrier
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8 
Discusses the concepts of earnings, savings and opportunity cost.

I Shop With My Daddy
Author:  Grace MacCarone
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concepts of decision making, goods, and spending.

The Story of Money
Author:  Betsy Maestro
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the forms of money and its use.

Just Shopping with Mom
Author:  Mercer Mayer
Reading Level: Ages  4-8
Discusses wants and needs and the necessity of choice.

Yard Sale
Author:  Mitra Modarressi
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concepts of advertising and work ethic.

My Rows and Piles of Coins
Author:  Tololwa M. Mollel
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concepts of income, saving, and sharing. 

The Penny Pot
Author:  Stuart Murphy
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concept of counting, gifting, and savings.

Chicken Sunday
Author:  Patricia Polacco
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concept of entrepreneurship.

The Big Green Pocketbook
Author:  Candice Ransom
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concept of shopping and values. 

Curious George Takes a Job

Author:  H.A. Rey
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concepts of work and responsibility.

The Case of the Shrunken Allowance
Author:  Joanne Rocklin
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concepts of income, savings, and spending.  

How Much Is That Guinea Pig in the Window?
Author:  Joanne Rocklin
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concept of choices and saving.

Career Day
Author:  Ann Rockwell
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concepts of careers and working.

Busy Workers
Author Richard Scarry
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concepts of careers, jobs, and work.

What do People Do All Day
Author Richard Scarry
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concepts of careers, jobs, and work.

A Piano for Julie
Author:  Eleanor Schick
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concepts of goals and saving.

Sheep in a Shop
Author:  Nancy Shaw
Reading Level:  Baby - Preschool
Discusses the concepts of decision making, saving, and spending.

Max's Money
Author:  Teddy Slater
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concept of borrowing.

Yard Sale
Author:  James Stevenson
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concepts of advertising and work ethic.

How Much is that Doggie in the Window

Author:  Iza Trapani
Reading Level: Baby - Preschool
Discusses the concepts of choice, saving, and spending.

How Much Is a Million?
Author:  David Schwartz
Reading Level: Ages 4-8
Discusses the concept of a million.

If You Made a Million
Author:  David Schwartz
Reading Level: Ages 4-8
Discusses the concept of a making a million dollars.

The Lemonade Stand
Author:  Marcia Vaughan
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concepts of advertising and entrepreneurship.

Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday
Author:  Judith Viorst
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discuss the concept of money management, needs, and wants. 

Bunny Money
Author:  Rosemary Wells
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concepts of consumptions, goods and services and spending.

Going to Town
Author:  Laura Ingalls Wilder
Reading Level:  Baby - Pre-school 

Discusses the concept of choices and shopping.

A Chair for Mother
Author:  Vera Williams
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concepts of choices, gifting and saving.  

Something Special for Me
Author:  Vera Williams
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concepts of choices, gifting, and saving.  

Lucky the Golden Goose
Author:  John D. Wren
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concepts of interest saving, and spending. 

Something for Sara
Author:  Sandra Ziegler
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concepts of gifting, saving, and spending.

How the Second Grade Got $8,205.50 to Visit the Statue of Liberty

Author:  Nathan Zimelman
Reading Level:  Ages 4-8
Discusses the concepts of goals and savings.

 
 
 
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