[kids-lib] Help Update Reading is an Investment's Recommended List

Jennifer Maurer jennifer.maurer at state.or.us
Thu Aug 4 16:45:17 PDT 2011


Please pardon the cross-posting.

As you may know, Reading is an Investment (RII) is an Oregon State Treasury program designed to promote literacy and financial education among K-5 elementary students in Oregon. It usually runs from October through March, and one requirement is to read a certain number of books from the recommended reading list. Because an increasing number of books on the list are out of print, the program facilitator would like to update it. See attached.

The goal is to add titles that meet these criteria:

*         Still in print (Not sure? Send the title(s) anyway.)

*         Focus on financial literacy, money management, identifying money, counting money, saving, investing, and other related topics

*         Well reviewed, or at least not poorly reviewed (But, hey, a recommendation from you is a good review!)

*         Mix of fiction and non-fiction

*         Mix of reading levels suitable for K-5

If any titles spring to mind, please send them my way by Friday, August 19th. Please include the title and author. If you want to add further information like which concept(s) each book focuses on, an estimated age range, and/or why you recommend the book, that would be useful. I'll forward a list of all suggestions to the RII work group.

One suggestion or 27 - they'll all be helpful.


Jennifer Maurer
School Library Consultant
Library Development
Oregon State Library
250 Winter Street NE
Salem, OR  97301-3950
jennifer.maurer at state.or.us<mailto:jennifer.maurer at state.or.us>

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