Pocket change: pitching in for a better world

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Publisher:
Orca Book Publishers,
Pub. Date:
2016.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 6.3 - AR Pts: 2
Lexile measure:
NC: Non-Conforming 1060L
Description
Until a few hundred years ago, people were embarrassed to buy bread in a store. Families took pride in making almost everything they owned. These days, many people take pride in buying as much as possible! New clothes, a speedier bicycle, the latest phone. If we've got money, someone can sell us a product that will supposedly make our lives better. But each year, humanity uses resources equivalent to nearly one and a half Earths, and we're still not meeting everyone's needs. Around the world, people are questioning consumerism, leaning toward more sustainable lifestyles and creating a whole new concept of wealth. What if you could meet all your needs while getting to know your neighbors and protecting the environment at the same time? Find out how growing a tiny cabbage can fight poverty, how a few dollars can help ten families start their own businesses and how running errands for a neighbor can help you learn to become a bike mechanic--for free!
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ISBN:
9781459809666
Reading Level:
MG
Level 6.3, 2 Points
Lexile measure:
NC: Non-Conforming 1060L
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title_display Pocket change : pitching in for a better world
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