If You Made a Million

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HarperCollins, 1994 - Juvenile Nonfiction
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With Marvelosissimo the Mathematical Magician as your guide, explore the fascinating world of money. To earn a penny, a dollar, ten dollars, or ten thousand, how big a job will you have to do?

What might your pay look like - five nickels, a five-inch stack of dimes, a dump truck full of dollar bills?

If you spend it, what can you buy?

If you save it, how much will it grow?

And what would you do if you - yes, you - made a million?

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User Review  - SalemSmith - LibraryThing

I think this book would be good to use in a K-2 classroom. I would use this book primarily for counting money and would use it in an interactive read-aloud with students. I think they would like this book because it really lets them use their imagination. Read full review

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User Review  - slbenne1 - LibraryThing

Marvelosissimo, the Mathematical Magician, takes readers on a journey through "the fascinating world of money." He explains the differences between denominations, values, and even how actually money ... Read full review

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With the same energy, humor and clarity found in his 50 books, David wows audiences at schools around the United States and beyond. David is an accomplished storyteller and a master at getting kids to think and have fun at the same time. His presentations lead children on entertaining and educational journeys that combine math, science, reading and writing. David also gives keynote presentations and workshops for educators at professional conferences.

Stephen Kellogg was born in Norwalk, Connecticut on October 26, 1941. He attended the Rhode Island School of Design and majored in illustration. While in college, he won a fellowship to spend his senior year studying and working in Florence, Italy. Kellogg has illustrated over one hundred titles and written some of his own. Titles he has written include the Island of the Skog, which won the Michigan State Young Readers Award, and was included on Booklist's Books for Every Child and the CBC Books for Peace list, A Rose for Pinkerton!, Pinkerton, Behave!, and Tallyho, Pinkerton!

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