Our Money

Our Money

by Karen Bornemann Bornemann Spies, Karen Bornemann Spies
     
 

The I Know America series offers young readers a special way in which to learn about the history of our country. Each book in the series explains the origins of things that are distinctly American, using folklore, popular culture, and history as a rich a fascinating background.

Has our flag always had thirteen stripes with stars in the canton? Who started

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Overview

The I Know America series offers young readers a special way in which to learn about the history of our country. Each book in the series explains the origins of things that are distinctly American, using folklore, popular culture, and history as a rich a fascinating background.

Has our flag always had thirteen stripes with stars in the canton? Who started the idea of Memorial Day? Where did the symbole of Uncle Sam come from? These are just a few of the questions that are explained in this unique series.

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Children's Literature - Beverly Kobrin
In Our Money, Karen Bornemann Spies focuses on American money from the wampum, shinplasters, and other legal tender of Colonial days to today's currency. She explains how coins and bills are minted/printed, circulated, sometimes counterfeited and, collected. Photographs illustrate her fine "I Know America" volume.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761316411
Publisher:
Lerner Publishing Group
Publication date:
09/28/2001
Series:
I Know America Ser.
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
48
Product dimensions:
7.36(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.17(d)
Lexile:
810L (what's this?)
Age Range:
7 - 12 Years

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