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Young Adult Nonfiction Business & Economics

More Than Money

How Economic Inequality Affects . . . Everything

by (author) Hadley Dyer & Mitchell Bernard

illustrated by Paul Gill

Annick Press
Initial publish date
Oct 2022
Business & Economics, School & Education, Politics & Government, Homelessness & Poverty
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    Publish Date
    Oct 2022
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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 12 to 18
  • Grade: 7 to 12
  • Reading age: 12 to 18


Economic inequality affects everybody.

No matter how rich or poor you are, economic inequality impacts every aspect of your life—the place where you live, the opportunities you experience, the healthcare you get, the education you receive. More Than Money breaks down why the rich seem to be getting richer while the rest of us are struggling to just get by.

With vivid, energetic illustrations, the use of graphs and charts, and tips for how to investigate topics of interest, readers learn the most important issues and ideas in economics to better understand the consequences of inequality.

*A Junior Library Guild Gold Standard Selection

About the authors

HADLEY DYER was born in the Annapolis Valley, Nova Scotia,and now lives in Toronto. She has been active in the children’s book scene formany years as a reviewer, publicist, editor and librarian for the CanadianChildren’s Book Centre. She is currently the children’s editor at JamesLorimer & Co., and writes for such magazines as Canadian Family, OWLand Toronto Life

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MITCHELL BERNARD is a political economist specializing in East Asia and has been a professor at York University in Toronto and several universities in Japan. He lives in Toronto, Ontario.

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Paul Gill works in design, animation, and book illustration. He lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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  • Joint winner, Best Books for Kids & Teens, Canadian Children’s Book Center
  • Joint winner, The List 2023, Toronto Public Library

Editorial Reviews

“An important tool that will help young adults understand and discuss their own financial positions, develop compassion for others, and become engaged citizens with the economic knowledge they will need in order to effectively address long-ignored systemic inequities.”

Quill & Quire, *starred review

“A solid, thorough introduction to haves and have-nots—and why it matters.”

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