What Are Taxes?

Baron Bedesky (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778789703

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Description

This is a volume designed to inform children what taxes are and why they are needed. Emphasis is placed on how taxes provide the funds needed to keep governments running, from local to federal levels. Young readers will understand how taxes are used to dissuade people from buying some items, such as cigarettes and gas-guzzling vehicles. Attractive color images help de-mystify this fascinating and important aspect of government.

Reading Level
Lexile
775L
Fountas Pinnell Guided Reading
R
ATOS
6.3
DRA
40
Categories
Genre
Government Numbers & Concepts
Interest Age
Ages 9-12
Grade
3rd Grade 4th Grade 5th Grade 6th Grade
Subject
Math Social Studies
Language
English (US)
Fiction/Non-Fiction
Non-Fiction
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