Once Upon a Dime: A Math Adventure

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Charlesbridge, Feb 1, 1999 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 32 pages
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For organic farmer Truman Worth, money does grow on trees. Readers calculate the changing value of his crop.

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User Review  - TaylorRankins - LibraryThing

This story goes through the value of money in different situations. I really enjoyed the story because it teaches children the values of a coin or a bill. This story also shows children that money is ... Read full review

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User Review  - joshuachanyh - LibraryThing

This is a great book to teach children about cents and dollars. Children understands the value of money better after reading this book. I also like the moral at the end of the story that money is not everything, happiness is. Read full review


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About the author (1999)

Nancy Kelly Allen worked as a social worker and elementary school teacher before becoming a school librarian, which led her straight to the world of picture books. She spent her days introducing books to children and her nights writing books for children. Nancy has a master's degree in Education from Morehead State University and a master's in Library and Information Science from the University of Kentucky. She lives in Kentucky in the log cabin in which she grew up, and shares it with her husband and two canine writer's assistants.

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