SERIES: Money Sense

1, Learning About Earning

WRITTEN BY:Rachel Eagen

SERIES TITLE:Money Sense: An Introduction to Financial Literacy

St. Catharines, ON: Crabtree Publishing, 2016

24 pages, full-colour, 8 1/2″ x 9 1/2″

IL: Ages 6-8 RL: Grade 2

People need to buy goods and services. But where does money come from, and how do you know what to buy? In this engaging and informative title, real-world examples and motivating scenarios help young readers better understand the role of work, the concept of earning a salary or wage and the roles of producers and consumers.

THEMATIC LINKS: Financial Literacy, Financial Choices, Economics, Earning Income

FILED UNDER: SPRING2017, Economic & Financial Literacy

2, Why Does Money Matter?

WRITTEN BY:Rachel Eagen

SERIES TITLE:Money Sense: An Introduction to Financial Literacy

St. Catharines, ON: Crabtree Publishing, 2016

24 pages, full-colour, 8 1/2″ x 9 1/2″

IL: Ages 6-8 RL: Grades 2-3

This engaging title explores the role of money in the lives of people around the world, including its necessity for meeting basic needs, as well as the importance for charity. Through authentic examples and engaging scenarios, young readers will learn that money, when used wisely, can be an instrument of good in the world.

THEMATIC LINKS: Financial Literacy, Financial Choices, Economics, Money, Saving, Donating, Charity

FILED UNDER: SPRING2017, Economic & Financial Literacy