Title: Cash Kat
Author: Linda Joy Singleton
Illustrator: Christina Wald
Publisher: Arbordale Publishing
Why you should read it:
There is a big surge among publishers lately to provide quality nonfiction picture books for the educational market. Author Linda Joy Singleton has written an environmentally aware book and added cash counting in an attempt to support some Common Core areas. While some educators might find a use in their classroom for this picture book, others might struggle to find the true connection between these two topics. Simple illustrations accompany this story and back matter provides additional environmental information or simple math worksheets. Might be worth checking out if you're looking to add to your environmental science or math curriculum.
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