National Geographic Kids Not-So-Common Cents
National Geographic Kids Not-So-Common Cents

Not-So-Common Cents

By Sarah Flynn


Publication Date: January 31, 2023

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Ages 8 to 12, Grades 3 to 7

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Cha-ching! Learn everything adults wish they knew about money when they were kids—and more—including how to make it, save it, and multiply it!

While money certainly isn’t everything, one fact is true: No matter where you live in the world, money is a basic necessity. From the clothes on your back to the food on your plate, chances are, money is somehow involved in almost all of your day-to-day activities.

In this book you’ll discover exactly what money is, along with:

· How society went from bartering to using bucks

· Basics of saving (including some brilliant hacks), investing, and interest

· What “credit” really means

· Inventive ways to get your ideas flowing and money growing

· What the stock market is, and how money moves around the world today

· Ins and outs of cryptocurrency and other “new” money

· The importance of giving back—one of the best things a fiscally responsible global citizen can do

· Why being smart with money = a big step toward independence

So jump in, and find out the mind-blowing secrets and stats about money!

About the Author

Author Bio: SARAH WASSNER FLYNN is a longtime writer for National Geographic Kids. She loves writing, running, and triathlons. When she's not writing about races, she's usually training or competing in one. She also writes nonfiction books and articles for kids and teens, like National Geographic Kids National Park Guide U.S.A., This Book Stinks!, Weird But True Know-It-All Greek Mythology, and Girls' Life Guide to Being the Most Amazing You.

ALVIN HALL is an internationally recognized, award-winning financial educator, author, and television and radio host. He’s the author of the best-selling financial advice books You and Your Money, Your Money or Your Life, What Not to Spend, Getting Started in Mutual Funds, and his 2008 children’s book Show Me the Money. In 2006, he was awarded the Wincott Award for business journalism for his 2006 documentary Jay-Z: From Brooklyn to the Boardroom about the life of rapper Jay-Z. In addition, he was the longtime host of the award-winning BBC radio finance program Your Money or Your Life.

Format: Paperback

Length: 160 pages

Publisher: National Geographic Kids

Publication Date: January 31, 2023

ISBN: 9781426373282

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