Teaching Economic Concepts with Picture Books and Junior Novels

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Teaching Economic Concepts
with Picture Books
and Junior Novels

Nancy J. Polette

AN IMPRINT OF ABC-CLIO, LLC

Santa Barbara, California • Denver, Colorado • Oxford, England

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Introduction vii
  • Part I- Grades K–3 1
  • Alexander Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday 3
  • Andrew Henry’s Meadow 10
  • Berlioz the Bear 17
  • Boomtown 24
  • A Chair for My Mother 31
  • Click, Clack, Moo- Cows That Type 38
  • Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 44
  • Corduroy 51
  • Fly Away Home 58
  • The Flying Bed 65
  • The Highway Rat 71
  • If You Give a Mouse a Cookie 78
  • Levi Strauss Gets a Bright Idea 85
  • The Little House 92
  • Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel 99
  • Next Stop, Zanzibar Road 106
  • Numero Uno 113
  • The Oxcart Man 120
  • Something Special for Me 128
  • Uncle Jed’s Barbershop 135
  • Part II- Grades 4–7 143
  • All the Money in the World 145
  • The Boxcar Children 152
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory 159
  • Charlotte’s Web 167
  • Credit Card Carole 174
  • The Double Life of Pocahontas 181
  • Homer Price 188
  • The Invention of Hugo Cabret 197
  • The Iron Giant- A Story in Five Nights 204
  • The Jedera Adventure 211
  • Kid Power 218
  • The Lemonade War 225
  • Lunch Money 232
  • Lyddie 239
  • Matilda 246
  • The Mouse and the Motorcycle 253
  • Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of Nimh 260
  • Night of the Twisters 266
  • The Pushcart War 273
  • The Toothpaste Millionaire 281
  • Appendix 289
  • Answer Key 301
  • Title, Author, and Illustrator Index 309
  • About the Author 311
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