- Published: Toronto : Annick Press, c2013.
- Year Published: 2013
- Description: 56 p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
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Follow your money : who gets it, who spends it, where does it go?
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Call number: Y 332.4 Sy
Available Copies: Downtown Youth, Malletts Youth, Pittsfield Youth
This book explains what money really is and how we started using it (can you imagine buying a rug by trading a camel for it?). It monetizes everything from your breakfast to making movies, and breaks down the numbers in an approachable way. Cool graphics show the components of a cell phone and the process of making a shoe. It also answers tricky questions like why a hamburger costs more than the ingredients do and how a sale in a clothing store works. This is sure to be a hit for those interested in how things work and those who haven't found that inspiring math topic yet!
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