Title: This is a Great Place for a Hot Dog Stand
Author and Illustrator: Barney Saltzberg
Flesch-Kinkaid Grade Level: 3.3
Concepts: markets, competition, producers, consumers, entrepreneurs
Summary: Izzy, stuck on a factory assembly line, is lured by the great outdoors and the smell of hot dogs. He quits his job, builds a hot-dog cart, and sets out to find the perfect spot to start his business. He sets up shop on an empty city lot and soon things are booming, mostly due to Izzy's good business sense. Then Madame Moola Moo comes along. This millionaire maven wants to build a mall on the spot where Izzy's small shop now stands.
Source of Summary: School Library Journal Review