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The Story of Money (edition 1995)

by Betsy Maestro, Giulio Maestro (Illustrator)

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Member:edeidrich
Title:The Story of Money
Authors:Betsy Maestro
Other authors:Giulio Maestro (Illustrator)
Info:HarperCollins (1995), Edition: 1st Mulberry ed, Paperback, 48 pages
Collections:Your library
Rating:****
Tags:historical nonfiction, money, gr. 3-6

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With artistic replicas of the currency of antiquity, "The Story of Money" offers an interesting look at the origins of economics perfectly written for younger readers. This book is loaded with information that would prove useful in either a Social Studies lesson or as a supplement to a Math lesson teaching how to count money. ( )
  edeidrich | Nov 3, 2012 |
This book explores in text and watercolor the development of currency from the ancient world to modern America, including barter and electronic checking. Incorporates basic theories of banking and partially explains how the stability of governments gives rise to more complicated monetary policy.
  sderby | Jun 11, 2011 |
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Explore the many forms money has taken around the world and through history, from doubloons of ages past to contemporary credit cards.

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A history of money, beginning with the barter system in ancient times, to the first use of coins and paper money, to the development of modern monetary systems.

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