How to Turn Lemons into Money

How to Turn Lemons into Money

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A child's lemonade stand serves as lectern and model for a quick course in economics, with explanations of all basic terms, transactions, and processes
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Product details

  • 6-8
  • Hardback | 100 pages
  • 162.56 x 205.74 x 10.16mm | 249.47g
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0152372504
  • 9780152372507

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Essentially a cartoon-illustrated glossary of 42 "economic" (more specifically, business) terms, all explained by way of a hypothetical lemonade stand and neatly arranged in a sequence that has hireling Johnny (LABOR) going on STRIKE for a juicer, becoming UNEMPLOYED when the juicer (AUTOMATION) takes over his job, setting up his own stand (COMPETITION) and UNDERSELLING his previous boss, and then forming a MERGER with her. Unlike Riedel (p. 539, J-181), Armstrong avoids such weighty matters as global policy or even inflation and GNP - but we wonder what purpose will be served by teaching primary schoolers to rattle off even the definitions he does include. (Kirkus Reviews)
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4 50% (3)
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