Lawn Boy (Compact Disc)

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One day I was twelve years old and broke. I set out to mow some lawns with Grandpa s old riding mower. One client was Arnold the stockbroker, who offered to teach me about: the beauty of capitalism. Supply and demand. Diversifying labor. Distributing the wealth. It s groovy, man, Arnold said. The grass grew, and so did business. Arnold invested my money in many things. One of them was a prizefighter. All of a sudden I was the sponsor of my very own fighter, Joey Pow. That s when my twelfth summer got really interesting. Gary Paulsen s comic story about a summer job becomes a slapstick lesson in business as one boy turns a mountain of grass into a mountain of cash."

Product Details ISBN-10: 1423395883
ISBN-13: 9781423395881
Published: Brilliance Corporation, 06/01/2009
Pages: 2
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 10
Maximum Age: 13
Minimum Grade Level: 5th Grade
Maximum Grade Level: 8th Grade