Lion, King, And Coin

ISBN-10: 0802854753
ISBN-13: 9780802854759
Author: Nam, Jeong-hee
Illustrated by: Sforza, Lucia
Interest Level: 1-4
Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company

Publication Date: May 2017

Copyright: 2017

Page Count: 36

Series: Trade Winds


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Grades 1-4

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Lexile: 610L
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BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / General

JUVENILE FICTION / Legends, Myths, Fables / Greek & Roman

Description
A fascinating story about the invention of currency: Laos enjoys his life in ancient Turkey. His father and grandfather are blacksmiths, famous for melting gold into beautiful objects. Laos helps by working in his grandfather's market stall, bartering their gold for food and livestock. But exchanging such different goods and quantities is complicated. What they need is something to represent the value of their goods, something durable and lightweight. And so the king comes to Laos's family with a very important task: to create something that will make the market accessible to everyone. ThisTrade Winds book introduces readers to the world's first coin and gives them an appreciation for modern-day currency.
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