Inside the Gold Industry

M. M. Eboch (author)

Publisher: ABDO ISBN: 9781680783711

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Some commodities command massive economic, social, and political influence. This title examines the business around gold, one of the most sought-after and valuable metals on Earth. It explores gold’s historical significance as a monetary standard and as the motivator for boom-or-bust expansion as well as gold’s contemporary ties to underdeveloped economies, the environment, and technological innovation. Features include essential facts, a glossary, selected bibliography, websites, source notes, and an index. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Essential Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Reading Level
Lexile
1040L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
X
ATOS
7.1
DRA
60
Categories
Genre
History Science & Technology
Interest Age
Ages 9-12 Ages 13+
Grade
6th Grade 7th Grade 8th Grade 9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade
Subject
Science
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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