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THE NICKELS, DIMES, AND DOLLARS BOOK, A WISE KID'S GUIDE TO MONEY MATTERS

Author: Ellen Sabin

Illustrator: Ellen Sabin

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Publisher: Watering Can Press, 2010

Material: hard cover

Summary: First there is the letter you personalize to the reader, inviting them to make this THEIR book. Readers learn about the basics of money, saving and spending money, and distinguishing wants from needs. This spiral-bound book is a personal book for learning how to manage money.

Type of Reading: family reading, anytime reading, read aloud book

Recommended Age: read together: 6 to 12; read yourself: 10 and Up

Interest Level: 8 to 13

Young Reader Reaction: Review pending.

Adult Reader Reaction: This book is a must read for families. Most preteens and teens will ignore the text early in each chapter, which makes it perfect for reading together! Sabin skillfully and clearly presents factual information, then guides young readers to think about money, from why they need it to how they can use it responsibly.

Pros: The Nickels, Dimes, and Dollars book presents money management in an engaging, realistic, and meaningful way. It can be shared with kids as they are learning about specific types of currency and then grow with them as they start to have their own money.

Cons: None.

Borrow or Buy: Buy! This is a book every family should have, and is a great gift for students just beginning to learn about money in school.

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Educational Themes: Each chapter offers factual information and follows it up with guided instruction that the kids have to do. This is workbook learning at its best!

Notes: The Reading Tub® picked up this book at Book Expo America. There are no expectations of review associated with this book.

Literary Categories: Nonfiction - money, life lessons

Date(s) Reviewed: December 2015

Other Reviews: No Critics Reviews found at the time of this review. See reader feedback at barnesandnoble.com and amazon.com.




                 

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