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Rock, Brock, and the Savings Shock

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Rock and Brock are twins, but are very different. One day, their grandpa offers them a plan--for ten straight weeks he will give them each one dollar. But there is a catch! For each dollar they save, he will match it. If they spend it, they get nothing.
Hardcover, 32 pages
Published January 1st 2006 by Albert Whitman Company
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Lizzie
Oct 11, 2017 rated it really liked it
In this book, brothers Rock and Brock are set a savings challenge by their Grandfather. Brock is messy and unorganized, but he knows how to save his money. Rock is clean and extremely organized, but likes to spend. In the end, Brock teaches his brother about savings and the both of them grow up to be happy and rich. Ultimately, this theme shows that dedication and hard work can make life a lot easier in the long run. I really liked this book, because if I had something like this that showed how ...more
The Brothers
Jan 16, 2016 rated it really liked it
A wonderfully entertaining story that illustrates the value of saving money as well as compounding interest (in the form of Grandpa matching whatever money his grandsons save).

Fabulous illustrations.
Shelley
May 31, 2008 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book!!! With kids thinking money grows on trees I think this is a really good book. Don't skip over the last couple of pages, read those with your kids so they can see how to make their money grow.
Darin
Jul 11, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This is a great book for teaching children about how to save money, and how it grows. There are simple explanations at the end as well as saving tips from the author.
Marinda
Sep 09, 2013 rated it really liked it
High re-read value.
Carol Scrimgeour
Dec 05, 2016 rated it really liked it
My 1st and 2nd graders love this book!
Lynnea
Nov 13, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: children-s, financial
very fun way to show the difference between saving and spending. Handy, kid-friendly tips for their own savings at the end.
Maria
Jul 01, 2009 rated it really liked it
A great book to introduce kids to saving money and how it can grow the longer you leave it.
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