What Is Money, Anyway?
Why Dollars and Coins Have Value
From the Series Lightning Bolt Books ® — Exploring Economics
Have you ever received a birthday card with a $10 bill inside? Or found a quarter on the sidewalk? These bills and coins are made of paper and metal. But they’re far more valuable than what they’re made of. So what makes money so special? Where does it come from and how is it used? Read this book to find out.
|Interest Level||Grade 1 - Grade 3|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Lightning Bolt Books ®|
|Imprint||LernerClassroom, Lerner Publications ™, Lerner Digital ™|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Reading Counts! Level||2.6|
|Dimensions||7.75 x 10.25|
|Guided Reading Level||M|
|Features||Activities, Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Photo captions, Reviewed, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource|
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Lightning Bolt Books ® — Exploring Economics
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