The history of money : from bartering to banking / Martin Jenkins ; illustrated by Satoshi Kitamura.
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- ISBN: 9780763667634
- ISBN: 0763667633
- Physical Description: 53 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
- Edition: First U.S. edition.
- Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2014.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references (page 51) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Chapter one: In which nobody has any money -- Chapter two: In which nobody has any money but people do have lots of stuff -- Chapter three: In which we start counting the things that count -- Chapter four: In which we discuss goat swapping -- Chapter five: In which we get on to the hard stuff -- Chapter six: In which we find out how expensive it is to bite a men's nose -- Chapter seven: Which we think will be of interest -- Chapter eight: In which we discover that money is the root of all writing -- Chapter nine: In which we start coining it -- Chapter ten: Which might be a little bit taxing -- Chapter eleven: In which the Romans inflate -- Chapter twelve: In which we discover the real cost of precious metals -- Chapter thirteen: Which includes an interesting fact about gold -- Chapter fourteen: In which coins go out (for awhile) and paper comes in -- Chapter fifteen: In which we discover how easy it is for money to disappear -- Chapter sixteen: In which we discover that even when money doesn't disappear, you sill can't pin it down -- The price of everything and the value of nothing.
A lighthearted chronicle of the history of money covers topics ranging from currency forms and the relationship between money and writing to the way taxes work and the practices of modern banking systems.
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|Study Program Information Note:||
Lexile reading measure 1160L.
Accelerated Reader MG 6.3 1 168566
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Martin Jenkins is the author of several nonfiction books for young readers, including The Time Book,illustrated by Richard Holland, and The Emperorâs Egg, illustrated by Jane Chapman. Martin Jenkins lives in Cambridge, England.
Satoshi Kitamura has won several awards, including the Mother Goose Award, the National Art Library Award from the Victoria and Albert Museum, and a Nestle Childrenâs Book Prize Silver Medal. He lives in Japan.