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My Rows and Piles of Coins / by Tololwa Mollel, illustrated by E. B. Lewis

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Title: My Rows and Piles of Coins
Author:  Tololwa Mollel
Illustrator:  E. B. Lewis
Publisher: Clarion Books
ISBN: 0-395-75186-1
Year: 1999
Flesch-Kinkaid Grade Level:  3.8

Concepts: saving, markets, scarcity

Summary: A Tanzanian boy saves his coins to buy a bicycle so that he can help his parents carry goods to market, but then he discovers that in spite of all he has saved, he still does not have enough money.

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