The Rookie Bookies

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by L. Jon Wertheim
Grades 4 & up

Mitch Sloan’s family has just moved from California to Indiana, giving him a chance to start over at a new middle school. Things seem to be starting off well, as he and his new friend Jamie come up with the idea of creating a football betting pool. No matter which team wins, they always make money. Mitch is fascinated by the idea of making money, and this book contains some cleverly woven in concepts about buying, selling, and saving. A fun story for football lovers, grades 4-7.

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