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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.

Continents

Ann Heinrichs (author)

Publisher: Cherry Lake Publishing ISBN: 9781602796973

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

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.

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.

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!

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!

Shopping Math

Helen Thompson (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422289198

When you see a sign in your favorite store saying that everything is 30% off, can you do the math to figure out what that means? Are you good at keeping track of how much things cost while remembering how much money you actually have in your wallet? What about sales tax? Do you remember to add that on to your total costs when you're deciding if you have enough money to buy a pair of jeans? Shopping Math can help you do all this and more!

Sports Math

Rae Simons (author)

Publisher: Mason Crest ISBN: 9781422289204

The speed of a pitch, the number of points scored, the time left on the clock . . . math is everywhere in the world of sports. Learn about the numbers and statistics behind sports like baseball, basketball, and football, and you'll find you understand the sports you love even better. In Sports Math, you'll discover that the math you learn in the classroom is just as important on the soccer field and basketball court.

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.

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.

Money Through the Ages

Tim Clifford (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604724066

Discusses how money was used throughout history.

Our Economy In Action

Tim Clifford (author)

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 9781604724059

Explores economics and provides real world examples and applications.

Around the World with Money

Tim Clifford

Publisher: Rourke Publishing ISBN: 1604729791

Explores how different money is used in different parts of the world.