My Rows and Piles of Coins
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1999 - Juvenile Fiction - 32 pages
"I emptied my secret money box, arranged the coins in piles and the piles in rows . . ." The market is full of wonderful things, but Saruni is saving his precious coins for a red and blue bicycle. How happy he will be when he can help his mother carry heavy loads to market on his very own bicycle--and how disappointed he is to discover that he hasn't saved nearly enough! Determination and generosity are at the heart of this satisfying tale, set in Tanzania and illustrated with glowing watercolors that capture the warmth of Saruni's family and the excitement of market day.
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The boy works and saves his money to buy a present for his mother. This book supports personality. Also this book encourange children to save money and make people happy. Ages: 3-5 Sources: Pierce College Ft. Steilacoom
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My Rows and Piles of Coins is an excellent fluid reading and illustrated book for all elementary ages. What I enjoyed most was that the setting is in Tanzania with illustrations showing other places ...