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Author Jenkins, Martin, 1959-
Title The history of money : from bartering to banking / Martin Jenkins ; illustrated by Satoshi Kitamura.
Pub Info Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2014
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Mashpee-Children's Coll.  J 332.4 JEN     AVAILABLE
 Oak Bluffs-Children's  J 332.1 JEN     AVAILABLE
 Wellfleet-Children's Area  YA 332.4 Jenkins     AVAILABLE
Edition First U.S. edition.
Descript 53 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Audience 1160L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 6.3 1 1 168566
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 51) and index.
Contents 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 Romas 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.
Subject Money -- History.
Add Author Kitamura, Satoshi, illustrator.
ISBN 9780763667634 : $16.99
0763667633
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