Annotations for Making Cents


Baker & Taylor
A group of children build a clubhouse and learn about U.S. currency, financial literacy, and simple math concepts through poetry.

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Baker & Taylor
Young readers will find out the answers to many questions about money and the history of American money, in a fact-filled introduction to U.S. currency, financial literacy, and simple math. Teacher's Guide available.

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Random House, Inc.
How many nickels are in a quarter? Whose face is on the fifty-dollar bill? You'll find the answers to these questions and many more in this exuberant introduction to denominations, from the penny to the hundred-dollar bill. Catchy prose and illustrations that depict lots of different ways that kids can make money will help young readers appreciate what it takes to earn a buck.

Packed with information and insights into American money, this book will show readers how money earned can be transformed into something wonderful. Kid-friendly introduction to U.S. currency. Describes math equivalencies and gives insight into buying power. Teachers' Guide available at www.tricyclepress.com. Reviews"Promoting the rewards of hard work along with exposing readers to the look and uses of money, plus a bit of arithmetic, this makes salutary reading on more than one level."-Kirkus Reviews

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