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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.

Islands

Ann Heinrichs (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602797017

This book uses math and science to help students learn about Islands. Math challenge questions provide students with the opportunity to apply math skills as they learn about the characteristics of islands.

Mountains

Katie Marsico (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602796997

This book uses math and science to help students learn about mountains. Math challenge questions provide students with the opportunity to apply math skills as they learn about the characteristics of mountains.

M is for Money: An Economics Alphabet

Debbie Shoulders, Michael Shoulders (authors), 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.

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.

Hockey: Math at the Rink

Tom Robinson (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781623234324

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

Basketball: Math on the Court

Tom Robinson (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781623234157

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

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.

Baseball: Math at the Ballpark

Tom Robinson (author)

Publisher: The Child's World ISBN: 9781623234140

Discover how math applies to the game of baseball, from the distance between the bases to the calculation of players' stats.

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.

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.

Game Math

James Fischer (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422289181

Almost any game you play needs math. From poker to computer games, from video games to board games, math has a role to play. Game Math will help you understand your favorite games better. You may even find you're a better player when you understand the math behind the rules!

Time Math

James Fischer (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422289211

We live our lives according to the numbers on a clock. Whether its getting to school on time, allowing enough time in a day for the things we need to do, or timing an activity, those numbers are an important part of almost everything we do. Time Math will help you understand schedules and timetables. You'll be able to better manage the math that runs our clocks!

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.

Fashion Math

Rae Simons (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422289174

People who make clothes need to get their numbers right. From the length of fabric to the size of a pair of jeans, math plays an important role in the fashion industry. In Fashion Math, you'll learn some of the ways the math you learn in the classroom is important on the catwalk. You may even want to use that math to try your hand at making your own clothes!