plus the presidential portraits "talk. Not only that, but the page numbers are in coins and bills. Cool! More books on this topic (or very similar): "Round and Round the Money Goes" - Melvin and Gilda Berger "Money Madness" - David A. Adler "What is Money?"
George, a newly minted quarter on his way to the bank, is in for quite a day. He's about to be traded, spent, lost, found, donated, dropped into a vending machine
A quarter describes all the ways it's used from the time it is minted.
With her signature bright, cartoony illustrations, Loreen Leedy explores American currency from the coins' point of view. George starts his day at the . Mint, but he's soon swept away to a bank and dispensed, with a roll of his fellows, to make change at a grocery store. Again and again the quarter changes hands- dropping into a vending machine, bouncing in a purse, slipping through a hole in someone's pocket. At each transaction, the arithmetic is laid out to show how we add, subtract, and multiply money every day.
About Author Loreen Leedy Biographical information from Loreen Leedy s web site at Loreen Leedy was born in. .6 Spending Worksheet In the book Follow the Money! George the quarter travels around his town as people use him to pay for things.
About Author Loreen Leedy Biographical information from Loreen Leedy s web site at Loreen Leedy was born in Wilmington, Delaware in She majored in art in college, but wasn t sure what kind of artist to be. She began making polymer clay jewelry and chess sets and selling them at craft shows. The pins, earrings, and chess pieces were whimsical pigs, cats, dragons, and other animals. As you listen to the story, write down what people spend George on.
Leedy mixes images of actual bills and coins into her simply drawn cartoons (page numbers are in currency) and discourses on history, design, and the "50 States Quarters" program too; child readers will never look at their pocket.
Leedy mixes images of actual bills and coins into her simply drawn cartoons (page numbers are in currency) and discourses on history, design, and the "50 States Quarters" program too; child readers will never look at their pocket change-or arithmetic, for that matter-in quite the same way. (afterword, glossary) (Picture book/nonfiction. A newly minted quarter rolls out into the wide world in this lighthearted travelogue from the author of Mapping Penny’s World (2000).
Follow the Money by Loreen Leedy. Below is a sample spread from inside Follow the Money-illustrated and laid out in Leedy's trademark style. Written from the point of view of a quarter, this book follows the quarter's path on one very full day that includes the Federal Reserve, a local bank, a grocery store, a child's piggy bank, etc. A lot happens to the quirky little quarter over the course of the day, resulting in numerous money-related math problems (mostly customers getting change or adding coins). As you can see, a lot happens on each page.
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