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Written by Hugh Roome


ISBN: 978-0-531-24776-1

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With travel and communications at an unprecedented level of speed and efficiency, it is almost as easy today to conduct business with colleagues across the world as it is to dial up a friend who lives down the street. As a result, the global economy is more connected than ever. Readers will discover how the many small economies around the world are linked together into a worldwide web of goods, services, and money.
Item #: 622040
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2014
Trim Size: 7 1/4" x 8 3/8"
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 337
  • Clear text illustrates important business principles and provides readers with the information they need to one day become entrepreneurs
  • Sidebars and timelines provide context for some of history‚Äôs most incredible business achievements
  • Glossaries clarify important words used in each book
  • Photos and illustrations bring history to life and provide reference points for difficult concepts
  • Additional content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com
  • Social studies informational text about American business, entrepreneurship, and famous corporate innovators provides students with complex informational text so they can determine how main ideas of a text are supported by details and summarize the text: Reading Standard: Key Ideas and Details
  • The high-interest, nonfiction content provides students with information to write their own clear and accurate explanatory texts on the topic. Writing Standard: Text Types and Purposes
  • Timelines, sidebars, and archival and contemporary photos provide text features that help students integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words: Reading Standard: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas