Download the free guide featuring 40 titles and program ideas to help kids learn financial literacy.
ALA, in collaboration with the FINRA Investor Education Foundation (FINRA Foundation), has released Thinking Money for All Kids: Diverse and Inclusive Reads to Teach Young People about Money, a free resource for library workers.
Available now as a PDF download, the guide highlights 40 recommended titles selected by a team of librarian advisors. The guide was developed to eschew stereotypes and embrace diversity in telling stories and sharing skills related to personal finance and financial capability for children.
The guide also includes sections on how to build a diverse financial education collection, program ideas, resources, and tips.
Thinking Money for All Kids: Diverse and Inclusive Reads to Teach Young People about Money introduces books and resources to help young people explore personal values about money, treat people from all socioeconomic backgrounds with dignity and respect, and address the foundational concepts that comprise financial capability.
Books featured in the guide include:
- “A Bike Like Sergio’s” by Maribeth Boelts; Published by Candlewick Press
- “Dirt Cheap” by Mark Hoffman; Published by Knopf Books for Young Readers
- “Clever Girl Finance: Learn How Investing Works, Grow Your Money” by Bola Sokunbi; Published by Wiley
- “Tia Isa Wants a Car” by Meg Medina; Published by Candlewick Press
- “The Startup Squad” by Brian Weisfeld and Nicole C. Kear; Published by Imprint