It s never too early or too late to learn about money. Follow a class of fifth-graders as they figure out the world of finance, from earning, budgeting, and saving to investing and collecting coins from around the world. Mrs. Clarkson s students are curious: Why does everyone keep talking about the economy? Why is it constantly in the newspaper and on the news? Parents talk about it at the dinner table, and families are dealing with money changes of all kinds. Learn with Mrs. Clarkson s students what economy actually means. Find out about the law of supply and demand whether in the marketplace or in school. Discover how the economy follows a cycle and how to recognize each phase. Best of all, you may find out how the economy affects your daily life and how you can handle whatever happens next.
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Tamra Orr is the author of almost 200 books for children of all ages. She lives in the Pacific Northwest with her four kids and husband. Like everyone else, 2009 has taught her to pay a great deal more attention to how the economy works. She has learned how decisions in the White House can affect her own daily life and reads the financial section of her local newspaper much closer than she used to.
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Book Description Mitchell Lane Publishers, 2009. Library Binding. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P111584158360