Reading/Interest Level: Primary, Intermediate
Author: Ryan Jacobson
Illustrator: Jon Cannell
Publisher: Lerner Publications Company
This book inspires children to make things to sell to earn their own income. Lemonade and baked goods are an obvious way to start, but there are other options as well that are showcased in this book. There are nine ideas in total that provide readers with ways to make a few dollars of their own. It's never too soon to start your own business. You can make a difference at any age, and you can start small and move onto greater things. Whether it’s making soap, jewelry, or custom artwork, young entrepreneurs can make steps toward a bright and prosperous future.
This book is an excellent way to get children and young teens involved in creating and making a way for themselves. The products featured in this book are practical and relevant. They can be made easily, and through creating them young children will establish a sense of independence. This book inspires children to do their best work and produce high quality products. It also offers some great money management tips. Children will gain confidence and creativity while working toward a worthy goal. Business will always be booming if children continue to be inspired and motivated by books like this one.