My Guide to Money

Set of 8 titles

The My Guide to Money series uses the National Standards in K-12 Personal Finance Education by the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy. The series provides the earliest of readers a foundation in financial literacy. Topics range from spending and saving to managing money. Simple sentence structure and word usage help readers develop word recognition and reading skills. Includes a glossary and index.

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My Guide to Money (8 titles)
Banks
Borrowing and Returning
Donating
Jobs and Money
Managing Money
Money and Value
Money in the Community
Spending and Saving
Interest Level Kindergarten - Grade 1
Reading Level Grade 1
Dewey 332.1-361.7/4
Lexile 330-440
ATOS Reading Level
Guided Reading Level H-J
Language English
Publisher Cherry Lake Publishing
Available Formats Reinforced book (9781534128460), Paperback (9781534131828), PDF (9781534130166), ePub (9781534136762), Hosted ebook (9781534133365), Kindle (9781534135062)
Copyright 2019
Number of Pages 24
Dimensions 8.25 x 8.25
Graphics Full-color photographs

School Library Journal

It’s never too early to teach children the value of money and the importance of managing it properly. This candid series for little ones does just that. The earning of money through jobs and work, plus the basics of buying, spending, and saving, are covered in simple terms. The differences of needs and wants, and distinguishing between them are also discussed. The role banks play in loaning funds and keeping money safe is explained as well as volunteerism, taxes, and the concept of the common good. Readers are taught the importance of making sound financial choices through budgeting, saving, and planning in order to reach personal monetary goals. New vocabulary, of which there is a great deal for emergent readers, appears in bold and is defined in the glossary at the end of each book. VERDICT Straightforward writing accompanied by fitting photographs makes this an introductory series of value to young readers and large library collections.

Illustrator: Jeff Bane