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What Are Taxes?

Baron Bedesky (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778789703

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.

What is Scarcity of Resources?

Jessica Cohn (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778789697

This book describes resources to younger readers, including capital resources and natural resources. Emphasis is placed on how most resources are of limited supply, so producers and consumers must make choices when things they want or need become scarce. An impressive array of full-color images enhances the reading experience.

What is Trade?

Carolyn Andrews (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778789710

This book carefully explains how countries around the world engage in trade. Whether it is a detailed description of how countries negotiate trade agreements, how countries use tariffs to make buyers want to buy locally produced goods, or the extremes of using trade embargoes as political tools, this book provides essential information with plenty of full-color images to help explain the basics of trade in a global economy.

M is for Money: An Economics Alphabet

Debbie Shoulders, Michael Shoulders (author), Marty Kelley (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781634704274

This alphabet book brings the topic of economics down to a child's level, using tangible examples and scenarios to explain complex ideas. M is for Money uses snappy rhymes and expository text to introduce subjects ranging from supply and demand to taxes. Dynamic and witty artwork brings each topic to life.

No Year of the Cat

Mary Dodson Wade (author), Nicole Wong (illustrator)

Publisher: Sleeping Bear Press ISBN: 9781627531078

The Emperor has a problem. He wants his people to remember the year in which his son was born. But there is no way to keep track of the years. So the Emperor devises a race in which animals will cross a river. The first twelve animals to reach the opposite side will have a year named after them. Thus, the people will be able to remember the years and the events that occurred. And so the race is set. Rat, knowing he is no match for the rushing water, schemes with Cat on how to cross the river. Together the two convince Ox to carry them across. But halfway across the river, Rat shows his true colors. Will Cat make it to the other side? Which animals will have a year named after them? Accompanied by exquisite watercolor artwork, this charming story explains the origins of the Chinese calendar.

The Stock Market

Linda Crotta Brennan (author), Rowan Barnes-Murphy (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733591

Introduces the stock market and related issues such as shares, investing, and dividends; features a glossary; and lists resources to explore the subject further.

The History of Money

Linda Crotta Brennan (author), Rowan Barnes-Murphy (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733584

Introduces the history of money and discusses its development from items such as shells and furs to legal tender; features a glossary; and lists resources to explore the subject further.

Taxes

Linda Crotta Brennan (author), Rowan Barnes-Murphy (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733577

Introduces taxes and explains what they are, how they are collected, and what they are used for; features a glossary; and lists resources to explore the subject further.

Supply and Demand

Linda Crotta Brennan (author), Rowan Barnes-Murphy (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733560

Introduces supply and demand, defining what they are, what affects them, and how they affect business; features a glossary; and lists resources to explore the subject further.

Soccer: Math on the Field

Tom Robinson (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781623234171

Discover how math applies to the game of soccer, from the length of the field to the calculation of players' stats.

Payment Methods

Linda Crotta Brennan (author), Rowan Barnes-Murphy (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733553

Introduces payment methods including cash, checks, and credit; features a glossary; and lists resources to explore the subject further.

Managing Money

Linda Crotta Brennan (author), Rowan Barnes-Murphy (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733546

Introduces money management, including how to create a budget and the importance of spending, saving, and donating; features a glossary; and lists resources to explore the subject further.

Bartering

Linda Crotta Brennan (author), Rowan Barnes-Murphy (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733539

Introduces bartering and explains what it is, its benefits and challenges, and what makes a good transaction; features a glossary; and lists resources to explore the subject further.

Banking

Linda Crotta Brennan (author), Rowan Barnes-Murphy (illustrator)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781614733522

Introduces banking and explains services such as savings accounts and loans, banking insurance, and being a dependable borrower; features a glossary; and lists resources to explore the subject further.

The Dumbest Bank Robbery Ever

Felicia Law, Ann Scott (author)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781909711853

Rafferty's Rogues presents an exciting and entirely novel approach to a range of math topics. This gang of lovable rogues have big, bad ideas but their limited knowledge of mathematics means every bold adventure ends in failure. The dumbest bank robbery ever gives the lowdown on money, banks, banking, bank accounts, notes, coins, bullion, interest, security codes, and lots more.

Family Money

William Whitehead (author), Mark Beech (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781909711808

This four-book series explains the complex concept of money in a simple, fun and amusing way. In this book, we will learn how our family spends its money. Children learn how money comes into the family and the huge number of demands on how it is spent.

Your Money

Gerry Bailey and Felicia Law (author), Mark Beech (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781909711945

This four-book series explains the complex concept of money in a simple, fun and amusing way. How do you spend your pocket money, or the money that comes your way on birthdays or family visits? Do you spend it, save it or give it away?

Country Money

William Whitehead (author), Mark Beech (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781909711952

This four-book series explains the complex concept of money in a simple, fun and amusing way. In this book we learn where a country's money comes from. Where do the millions and billions of pounds go to? Why do people have to pay taxes? What is GDP? And how and when will you be able to play a part in the economy.

World Money

Gerry Bailey and Felicia Law (author), Mark Beech (illustrator)

Publisher: BrambleKids Ltd ISBN: 9781909711969

This four-book series explains the complex concept of money in a simple, fun and amusing way. In this book we learn how money flows around the world. And how do we know what money really is when money is so different from country to country? What is the foreign exchange and how does it work? Why are some countries super-rich and some living in poverty?

What's Your Angle, Pythagoras?

Julie Ellis (author), Phyllis Hornung Peacock (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781570911507

Young Pythagoras can't seem to stay out of trouble. Every time he tries to help, people get angry. What's a curious kid to do? On a trip to Egypt, Pythagoras' curiosity helps him discover the secret of the right triangle. A clever introduction to the Pythagorean Theorem.

Pythagoras and the Ratios

Julie Ellis (author), Phyllis Hornung Peacock (illustrator)

Publisher: Charlesbridge ISBN: 9781570917769

A Math Adventure! Julie Ellis and Phyllis Hornung Peacock team up once again to explore Pythagorean ratios in this humorous sequel to What's Your Angle, Pythagoras? Pythagoras and his cousins want to win a music contest, but first they must figure out how to play their instruments in tune, something that's never been done before. While trying to fix the problem, Pythagoras makes an important discovery--notes that sound pleasant together have a certain mathematical relationship. When Pythagoras applies this ratio to his cousins' pipes and lyres, the result is music to the ears. This book is good for your brain because: Mathematical problem solving, Ratios, Measuring, Musical Theory, History of Instruments

Understanding Models

Jeanne Sturm

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781606945285

This book explains how models help us test new designs and to understand living things. The book includes various types of models, such as scale, graphical, conceptual, and computer models, which are used to analyze how we understand different things.

Archimedes: Ancient Greek Mathematician

Susan Keating (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422289617

Modern life would be very different without the ideas of brilliant Greek scholar Archimedes. From the simple lever to complicated machines, his work in mathematics, physics, engineering, and astronomy helped to shape the world we live in today. Few thinkers of any time period have had as big an impact on math and science as the genius Archimedes. Learn the story of one of the most important mathematical thinkers of all time in Archimedes: Ancient Greek Mathematician.

What Should I Do? Making Good Decisions

John Burstein (author)

Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company ISBN: 9780778797906

Its very important for a child to learn how to make good decisions. In this informative new book, Slim Goodbody helps children learn the steps they should follow in making almost any decision: Stop, Think, Act, Review (STAR).

American Coins and Bills

Tim Clifford (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604724028

Provides the history of American coins and bills and shows how they have changed over time.