Money (Grades 3 - 5)

Money means so much more than dollars and cents! Knowing about money includes "financial literacy," which means knowing how to save and invest your money as well as how to earn money and create budgets for spending it.

Non-fiction 

All About Money
 
J 332.024 God Godfrey, Neale S. Neale S. Godfrey’s Ultimate Kids’ Money Book. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. New York. 1998.
 
J 332.024 OTFINOSKI Otfinoski, Steve. The Kid’s Guide to Money: Earning It, Saving It, Spending It, Growing It, Sharing It. Scholastic, Inc. New York. 1996.
 
J 332.4 ADL Adler, David A. Money Madness. Holiday House. New York. 2009.
 
J 332.4 BERGER Berger, Melvin and Gilda. Round and Round the Money Goes: What Money Is and How We Use It. Ideals Children’s Books. Nashville, Tennessee. 1993.
 
J 332.4 HAL Hall, Margaret. Money. Heinemann Library. Chicago, Illinois. 2008.
 
J 332.4 KUM Kummer, Patricia K. Inventions That Shaped the World: Currency. Franklin Watts, a division of Scholastic Inc. New York. 2004.
 
J 332.4 LEE Leedy, Loreen. Follow the Money. Holiday House. New York.2002.
 
J 332.4 MAESTRO Maestro, Betsy. The Story of Money. Clarion Books. New York. 1993.
 
J 332.4 ROB Roberson, Erin. All About Money. Children’s Press, a division of Scholastic Inc. New York. 2004.
 
J 332.4 ROB Robinson, Elizabeth Keeler. Making Cents: The Nuts and Bolts of Money and a Whole Lot More! Tricycle Press, an imprint of Ten Speed Press. Berkeley, California. 2008.
 
J 332.4 ROS Rosinsky, Natalie. All About Money. Compass Point Books. Minneapolis, Minnesota. 2004.
 
J 332.404 MCMILLAN McMillan, Bruce. Jelly Beans for Sale. Scholastic, Inc. New York. 1996.
 
J 513 MAR Marks, Jennifer L. Sorting Money. Capstone Press. Mankato, Minnesota. 2007.
 
J 513.2 DAL Dalton, Julie. Counting Money. Children’s Press, a division of Scholastic Inc. New York. 2005.
 
J 513.2 MUR Murphy, Stuart J. The Penny Pot. HarperCollins Publishers. New York. 1998.
 
J 513.2 MUR Murphy, Stuart J. Sluggers’ Car Wash. HarperCollins Publishers. New York. 2002.
 
J 513.2 PIS Pistoia, Sara. Money. The Child’s World. Chanhassen, MN. 2003.
 
J 513.2 RAU Rauen, Amy. Using Money: At the Lemonade Stand. Weekly Reader Publishing. 2008.
 
J 513.2 THA Thayer, Tanya. Counting Money. Lerner Publications Compnay. Minneapolis. 2002.
 
J 513.2 WIL Williams, Rozanne Lanczak. The Coin Counting Book. Charlesbridge Publishing. Watertown, MA. 2001.
 
J 513.2 WIL Williams, Rozanne Lanczak. Learning About Coins. Gareth Stevens Publishing, a World Almanac Education Group Company. 2004.
 
J 793.74 Wyl Wyler, Rose. Math Fun with Money Puzzlers. J. Messner. New York. 1992.

 

Financial Literacy Overview
 
J 332.024 HAL Hall, Alvin. Show Me the Money. DK Publishing. New York. 2008.
 
J 332.024 MOR Morgan, Rowland. How to Make a Million. Franklin Watts, a division of Scholastic, Inc. New York. 2001.
 
J 332.024 ONE O’Neill, Lucy. Money Smarts. Children’s Press, a division of Scholastic, Inc. New York. 2002.

 

Earn and Budget
 
J 332.024 DYE Dyer, Dr. Wayne W. with Kristina Tracy. It’s Not Wat You’ve Got!: Lessons for Kids on Money and Abundance. Hay House. Carlsbad, CA. 2007.
 
J 332.024 Nat Nathan, Amy. The Kids’ Allowance Book. Walker and Company. New York. 1998.
 
J 332.024 ORR Orr, Tamra. Budgeting Tips for Kids. Mitchell Lane Publishers. Hockessin, Delaware. 2009.
 
J 332.024 THA Thayer, Tanya. Spending Money. Lerner Publications Company. Minneapolis. 2002.
 
J 332.024 ROS Rosinsky, Natalie. Spending Money. Compass Point Books. Minneapolis, Minnesota. 2004.
 
J 332.024 SCHWARTZ Schwartz, Stuart and Craig Conley. Earning Money. Capstone High/Low Books, an imprint of Capstone Press. Mankato, MN. 1998.
 
J 650.1 LIN Linecker, Adelia Cellini. What Color Is Your Piggy Bank? Entrepreneurial Ideas for Self-Starting Kids. Lobster Press. Montreal, Quebec. 2004.
 
J 650.1208 ORR Orr, Tamra. A Kid’s Guide to Earning Money. Mitchell Lane Publishers. Hockessin, Delaware. 2009.
 
J 650.3 BAG Bagley, Katie. Cashiers. Bridgestone Books, an imprint of Capstone Press. Mankato, Minnesota. 2001.
 
J 658 THA Thayer, Tanya. Earning Money. Lerner Publications Company. Minneapolis. 2002.
 
J 658.1141 RAN Rancic, Bill. Beyond the Lemonade Stand: Starting Small to Make It Big! Penguin Young Readers Group. New York. 2005.

 

Saving and Investment
 
J 332.024 ORR Orr, Tamra. Savings Tips for Kids. Mitchell Lane Publishers. Hockessin, Delaware. 2009.
 
J 332.024 ROS Rosinsky, Natalie. Saving Money. Compass Point Books. Minneapolis, Minnesota. 2004.
 
J 332.024 THA Thayer, Tanya. Saving Money. Lerner Publications Company. Minneapolis. 2002.
 
J 332.1 ALL Allman, Barbara. How Economics Works: Banking. Lerner Publications Company. Minneapolis. 2006.
 
J 332.1 HAL Hall, Margaret. Banks. Heinemann Library. Chicago, Illinois. 2008.
 
J 332.1 Joh Johnston, Marianne. Let’s Visit the Bank. The Rosen Publishing Group’s PowerKids Press. New York. 2000.
 
J 332.1 Sir Sirimarco, Elizabeth. At the Bank. The Child’s World, Inc. 2000.
 
J 332.6 BAT Bateman, Katherine R. The Young Investor: Projects and Activities for Making Your Money Grow. Chicago Review Press. Chicago. 2001.
 
J 332.6 MIN Minden, Cecilia. Investing: Making Your Money Work for You. Cherry Lake Publishing. Ann Arbor, Michigan. 2008.
 
J 332.63 MCG McGowan, Eileen Nixon and Nancy Lagow Dumas. Stock Market Smart. The Millbrook Press. Brookfield, Connecticut. 2002.
 
J 332.63 ORR Orr, Tamra. A Kid’s Guide to Stock Market Investing. Mitchell Lane Publishers. Hockessin, Delaware. 2009.

 

From the Adult Collection
 
 
332.024 GOD Godfrey, Joline. Raising Financially Fit Kids. Ten Speed Press. Berkeley, CA. 2003.
 
332.024 OWE Owen, David. The First National Bank of Dad: The Best Way to Teach Kids about Money. Simon & Schuster. New York. 2003.

Multimedia

 

Audio Books
CHILDREN’S BOOKS ON CD BLUME Blume, Judy. Double Fudge. Listening Library. New York. 2005.
 
ONLINE CATALOG Hoban, Lillian. Arthur’s Funny Money. Electronic resource: downloadable audio file; requires OverDrive Media Console. http://catalog.cuyahogafallslibrary.org/search~S0?/dMoney+--+History+--+....

 

DVDs (Non-fiction)
DVDJN 332.024 SCH School House Rock: Money Rock. Produced by Scholastic Rock, Inc. in association with American Broadcasting Companies, Inc. 2002.
 
DVDJN 332.4 ECO Economics for Children: Saving, Spending and Investing Money. Schlessinger Media. Wynnewood, PA. 2005.
 
DVDJN 510 MAT Math for Children: Money. Produced by Stone House Productions. Schlessinger Media. Wynnewood, PA. 2004.

 

Discovery Packs

Primary Money

 

Library Databases and Resources

Kids Search

BJ Pinchbeck’s Homework Helper ("Addition" list includes adding dollars and cents)

CyberSleuth Kids ("Mathematics" subheading includes money links)

Fact Monster (includes "Math and Money" button)

KidsClick! (select "M" and subject list includes "Money, General" and "Money, Paper")

Kids Konnect (use "Alphabetized Index" tab; choose "M" and find "Money")

 

Web Resources

401Kidz: Smart Investing. Accessed November 18, 2009.

The Children’s Museum of Indianapolis | Econ Kids lesson plan.(PDF) (Explore other museum resources from their Units of Study). Accessed November 17, 2009.

Cyberchase featured themes: Know Your Dough. Accessed November 17, 2009.

Cyberchase, for Parents and Teachers. (Select "Being Thrifty Is So Nifty!" and "Donut Dinero" for budgeting and money lesson downloads). Accessed November 17, 2009.

Fool.com: Kids Earning Money [Fool’s School Daily Tip]. Accessed November 19, 2009.

FunBrain.com: Change Maker. Accessed November 19, 2009.

How to Teach Budgeting to Kids | How to Do Things.com. Accessed November 18, 2009.

Investing for Kids. Accessed November 18, 2009.

It’s My Life, Money | PBS Kids Go! Accessed November 17, 2009.

KidsBank.com (a fun place for children to learn about money and banking). Accessed November 18, 2009.

Kiplinger Credit Card Payoff Calculator. Accessed November 18, 2009.

Lemonade Stand (Classbrain.com games). Accessed November 17, 2009.

Money, Personal Finance, Business, Careers, Life Skills. Accessed November 17, 2009.

Planet Orange. Accessed November 19, 2009.

Practical Money Skills—Financial Literacy for Everyone. (Tabs include "Personal Finances," "For Educators," and "Games."). Accessed November 17, 2009.

TheMint.org—Fun Financial Literacy Activities for Kids, Teens, Parents, and Teachers. Accessed November 17, 2009.

The U. S. Bureau of Engraving and Printing. Accessed November 18, 2009.

The United States Mint | h.i.p. Pocket Change. Accessed November 18, 2009.

The United States Mint: Parents and Teachers: Financial Literacy. Accessed November 17, 2009.

Web Resources from the Books
(This is a compilation of the library’s materials that include Web resources. Because Web addresses change frequently, please check the links before using.)

Money Madness (see J 332.4 ADL) includes an author Web address (www.davidadler.com) and the illustrator’s website (www.edmiller.com), both of which include educational materials and teacher resources related to the book.

Sorting Money (see J 513 MAR) includes a Web resource called "FactHound" that will look up websites related to the book using a code included on page 31 of the book. Fiction

 

BLUME Blume, Judy. Double Fudge. Dutton Children’s Books. New York. 2002.
 
COTTRELL Cottrell Boyce, Frank. Millions. HarperCollins. New York. 2004.
 
CURTIS Curtis, Christopher Paul. Mr. Chickee’s Funny Money. Wendy Lamb Books. New York. 2005.
 
Danzig, P Danziger, Paula. Not for a Billion Gazillion Dollars. Delacorte. New York. 1992.
 
Leibol, J Leibold, Jay. You Are a Millionaire. Gareth Stevens Publishing. Milwaukee. 1995.
 
ROCKWE, T Rockwell, Thomas. How to Get Fabulously Rich. Franklin Watts. New York. 1990.

 

Reading Roundup
 
ROY Roy, Ron. Trouble at the Treasury. Random House. New York. 2006.

 

Children’s Readers
ABOFF Aboff, Marcie. The Lemonade Standoff. Picture Window Books. Minneapolis, Minn. 2008.
 
Glass, Julie Glass, Julie. A Dollar for Penny. Random House. New York. 2000.
 
Rocklin, Joanne Rocklin, Joanne. The Case of the Shrunken Allowance. Scholastic Inc. New York. 1998.
 
SADLER Sadler, Marilyn. Money, Money, Honey Bunny! Beginner Books. New York. 2006.
 
WORTH Worth, Bonnie. One Cent, Two Cents, Old Cent, New Cent. Random House. New York. 2008.

 

Picture Books
CARLSON Carlson, Nancy L. Start Saving, Henry! Viking. New York. 2009.
 
HARRIS Harris, Trudy. Jenny Found a Penny. Millbrook Press. Minneapolis. 2008.
 
JOHNSON Johnson, D. B. Henry Builds a Cabin. Houghton Mifflin. Boston. 2002.
 
SCHWARTZ Schwartz, David M. If You Made a Million. Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books. New York. 1989.
 
VIORST Viorst, Judith. Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday. Atheneum. New York. 1978.

 



Contact Us | Site Map