Reading Makes Cents

Family Financial Literacy Night - April 7 at 7 p.m.

In April, we celebrate Financial Literacy Month and School Library Month.

Join us for a fun-filled evening with the 2021-22 Reading Makes Cents Literary winners:

  • The Secret Life of George Washington Carver, written by Gene Barretta
  • Give It!, written and illustrated by Cinders McLeod
  • Someone Builds the Dream, written by Lisa Wheeler

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Gene Barretta

Gene Barretta

Gene Barretta is an award-winning author and illustrator of children's books, including The Secret Garden of George Washington Carver. He lives in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. For more information on Gene and his work, please visit www.GeneBarretta.com.

Book Cover for the Secret Garden of George Washington Carver

Cinders McLeod

Cinders McLeod

Cinders McLeod is the creator of the internationally acclaimed financial literacy picture book series The Moneybunny books (published by Nancy Paulsen, an imprint of Penguin Random House): Earn It! Spend It! Save It! Give It! She lives in Toronto, Canada. For more information (and free activity sheets), please visit www.MoneyBunnies.com.

Book Cover for Give It!

Lisa Wheeler

Lisa Wheeler

Lisa Wheeler is the award-winning author of over 50 children's books including Someone Builds the Dream. Lisa shares her Michigan home with one husband, one dog, and an assortment of anthropomorphic characters. Check out Lisa's website at www.LisaWheelerBooks.com.

Book Cover for Someone Builds the Dream