Literature and Informational Texts for Economics:

Chocolate Original Text: Chocolatenonfictionk5

Here are some great sources for Informational Texts for Economics:

Federal Reserve Informational Texts:

Federal Reserve Teacher Materials:

Fifty Nifty Econ. Cards

Web Resources Money:

Visit Kids Econ Posters for some ideas on children’s books to use with economics. Click on the Literature Connection link to search for economics concepts/vocabulary you wish to use.

Here is a list of “Yummy” books for K-5! On this page, I have listed the titles and authors of yummy books. Click on the book to a link to a sample of the inside. Click on the author’s or illustrator’s name for info. Check back periodically for Common Core lesson idea links. If you subscribe to this site, you will receive these automatically as posts.

America’s Real First Thanksgiving by Robyn Giora (2007)

Babymouse: Cupcake Tycoon by Jennifer L. Holm & Matthew Holm (2010)

Bad Kitty by Nick Bruel (2005)

A Big Cheese for the White House: The True Tale of a Tremendous Cheddar by Candace Fleming. Illustrated by S. D. Schindler (1999)

Cook-A-Doodle-Doo by Janet Stevens & Susan Stevens Crummel (1999)

Curious George Goes to a Chocolate Factory by H.A. Rey and Margaret Rey Kid’s Econ Posters Lesson Curious George PBS Kids

The Doorbell Rang by Pat Hutchins (1986)

Elephant Soup by Ingrid & Dieter Schubert (2010)

Fancy Nancy and the Delectable Cupcakes by Jane O’Connor and illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser and see Fancy Nancy World for activities

How to Make an Apple Pie and See the World by Marjorie Priceman (1994)

How to Make a Cherry Pie and See the U.S.A. by Marjorie Priceman (2008)

If You Give a Cat a Cupcake by Laura Numeroff. Illustrated by Felicia Bond (2008)

If You Give a Moose a Muffin by Laura Numeroff. Illustrated by Felicia Bond (1991)

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff. Illustrated by Felicia Bond (1985)

Lucky Beans by Becky Birtha. Illustrated by Nicole Tadgell (2010)

The Perfect Hamburger and Other Delicious Stories by Alexander McCall Smith. Illustrated by Laura Rankin (2007)

Pancakes, Pancakes! by Eric Carle (1990)

Pop: The Invention of Bubble Gum by Meghan McCarthy (2010)

The Popcorn Book by Tomie dePaola (1978) Kid’s Econ Posters Lesson

Stone Soup by Marcia Brown (1947)

The Tortilla Factory by Gary Paulsen (1995)

To Market, To Market by Anne Miranda. Illustrated by Janet Stevens (1997)

Tops & Bottoms byJanet Stevens (1995)

Tony’s Bread by Tomie dePaola (1989) Kid’s Econ Posters Lesson

Ugly Pie by Lisa Wheeler & Illustrated by Heather Solomon (2010)

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