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Prices! Prices! Prices!: Why They Go Up and Down (Hardcover)

Prices! Prices! Prices!: Why They Go Up and Down By David A. Adler, Edward Miller (Illustrator) Cover Image
By David A. Adler, Edward Miller (Illustrator)
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In simple language and with colorful graphics and amusing characters, this entertaining introduction to economics explains the basic laws of supply and demand, and will promote financial literacy.

About the Author

David A. Adler taught math for eight years. In that time he learned many things from his students -- including the fact that they thought fractions were hard. So he decided to prove that learning how to work with fractions is not only easy, but also fun! He lives with his family on Long Island. You can learn more about him at www.

Edward Miller loves to make concepts clear to kids and has demonstrated that in his previous nonfiction books. School Library Journal praised his Alphabeep: A Zipping, Zooming ABC by Debora Pearson as "stunningly illustrated." He lives in New York City. You can visit his website at

Praise For…

"Adler always finds a canny way into the math game, both practical and enjoyable."—Kirkus Reviews
"Adler lays out the four laws of supply and demand in a logical, methodical way, while Miller brightens the page with vibrant, stylized digital illustrations. . . . useful and interesting."—Booklist
"Presented in a clear and straightforward manner . . . Miller's cheery, cartoonlike illustrations add to the upbeat, conversational tone."—School Library Journal

Product Details
ISBN: 9780823432936
ISBN-10: 0823432939
Publisher: Holiday House
Publication Date: February 1st, 2015
Pages: 32
Language: English