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YOUNG ADULT NONFICTION / Business & Economics

Economic Inequality: The American Dream under Siege

Millions of Americans don't earn enough money to pay for decent housing, food, health care, and education. Increasingly, families and young people aren't doing better than their parents and… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1110
  • Dewey: 339.2/20973

Fad Mania!: A History of American Crazes

College students crammed into phone booths. Couples dancing until they drop. Daredevils swallowing one live goldfish after another. Streakers dashing naked down the street. Planking and flash… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1070
  • Dewey: 973.91

Spending Spree: The History of American Shopping

Ka-ching! Ever stop to think how our modern-day shopping culture came to be? In the early 1800s, stores were few and far between in the United States. General stores supplied everything from… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1140
  • Dewey: 381'.10973

Start It Up: The Complete Teen Business Guide to Turning Your Passions Into Pay

Do you have a passion you want to turn into pay? Looking for a way to make some extra cash in high school? Start It Up shows teens how to turn their hobbies and talents into full-fledged… Read More →

Thrift Shopping: Discovering Bargains and Hidden Treasures

Looking for just the right outfit for a big party? Or maybe you want to build some funky shelves for your bedroom. Instead of heading for the mall, consider checking out a thrift store. It's… Read More →

  • Lexile: 1060
  • Dewey: 381'.19