Project Popcorn

Project Popcorn by Laura Driscoll; illustrated by Shirley Ng-Benitez Mean/Median/Mode/Range The Community Champs have an extra-special fundraiser this year—donating Thanksgiving dinners to families in need. With three weeks to go, can William and Lizzie sell more popcorn than ever before? … Continue reading

Stressbusters

Stressbusters by Nan Walker; illustrated by Amy Wummer Economics/Producers & Consumers The school fair is only days away, and stressed-out Emma needs a super-fabulous, amazingly original idea for her booth! Suggested Ages: 6-8 Interest Level: Grades 1-3 Trim size: 6 … Continue reading

Sally’s Big Save

Sally’s Big Save by Laura Driscoll; illustrated by Amy Wummer Economics/Spending & Saving The coolest pop star ever is coming to town and Sally is dying to go to the concert. How can she save enough money to buy a … Continue reading

Pet Peeves

Pet Peeves by Sarah Willson; illustrated by John Nez Economics/Free Enterprise Dennis has a great idea for making money. But it won’t work unless he can get his bossy big brother to help out. That’s no easy job! Suggested Ages: … Continue reading

Sam’s Sneaker Squares

Sam’s Sneaker Squares by Nat Gabriel; illustrated by Ron Fritz Area When Sam devises “sneaker squares,” he uses them to measure the area of the lawns he mows for his neighbors. Will his calculations help him earn enough money to … Continue reading

Fair is Fair!

Fair is Fair! by Jennifer Dussling; illustrated by Diane Palmisciano Bar Graphs All the kids get bigger allowances than Marco. And they do fewer chores! It’s just not fair! How can Marco convince his father to give him the raise … Continue reading