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Pass Go and Collect $200

Written and illustrated by Tanya Lee Stone
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Boldness, imagination, and ruthless competition combine in Tanya Lee Stone and Steven Salerno’s Pass Go and Collect $200, a riveting picture book history of Monopoly, one of the world’s most famous games. In the late 1800s lived Lizzie Magie, a clever and charismatic woman with a strong sense of justice. Waves of urban migration drew Lizzie’s attention to rising financial inequality. One day she had an idea: create a game that shows the unfairness of the landlord-tenant relationship. But game players seemed to have the most fun pretending to be wealthy landowners. Enter Charles Darrow, a marketer and salesman with a vision for transforming Lizzie’s game into an exciting staple of American family entertainment. Features back matter that includes “Monopoly Math” word problems and equations. Excellent STEM connections and resources.

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Tanya Lee Stone loves to write about women pushing boundaries. She is the award-winning author of The House thatJane Built, Who Said Women Can’t Be Doctors?, and ElizabethLeads the Way. She lives in Burlington, Vermont.

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Book Details

ISBN 10:
162779168X
ISBN 13:
9781627791687
Publication Date:
July 17, 2018