Will Our Children be Stewards?
Chldren's Bibliography

Books about children and money for adult reading



Searls, Michael J., How to Make Money Make Sense to Children, Summit Financial Publishing, 1998. Answers many of the questions children ask and things parents want children to know. Also contains excellent suggestions about other resources on the subject.
Roehlkepartain, Eugene C., Elanah Dalyah Naftali and Laura Musegades. Growing Up Generous - Engaging Youth in Giving and Serving. Bethesda: Alban Institute, Inc., 2000.

Books to read with children



Baylor, Byrd, The Table Where Rich People Sit, Aladdin Paperbooks, 1994. A girl discovers that her impoverished family is rich in things that matter in life, especially being outdoors and experiencing nature.


Berenstain, Stan & Jan, The Berenstain Bears' Dollars and Sense, Random House, 2001 Mama and Papa try to teach Brother and Sister the value of money and how to manage their allowance.

Berenstain, Stan & Jan, The Berenstain Bears' Trouble with Money, Random House, 1983. Brother and Sister Bear learn some important lessons about earning and spending money.


Brown, Marc, Arthur's Pet Business, Little, Brown and Company, 1990. Arthur's determination to prove he is responsible enough the have a puppy brings him a menagerie of animals to care for.


Buckley, Ray, The Give-Away, Abingdon Press, 1999. The animals gather and offer to give themselves in order to revive a declining vitality of spirit in the humans.


Harman, Hollis Page, Money Sense for Kids, Barrons Educational Services, Inc., 1999. Explains the nature of money, the different ways in which it can be represented and how it can be saved or invested, discussing mutual funds, the stock market, banks and inflation. Includes games and activities.


Karlitz, Gail and Honig, Debbie, Growing Money: A Complete Investing Guide for Kids, Price Stern Slone, Inc. member of Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers, 1999. Explains different types of investing - savings accounts, bonds, stocks, and mutual funds - and provides information to help make decisions on each kind of investment.


Mayer, Gina and Mercer, Just a Piggy Bank, Golden Books Publishing Company, 2001. Little Critter learns about earning, spending and saving money.