Sooner or later your child will wish for the olden days they read about in Little House on The Prairie. They want to be able to go into the store with a penny and come out with two pieces of candy!
Richard Maybury is a teacher who succeeded in explaining why everything cost more now than it did for our parents. His title What Ever Happened to Penny Candy? is a popular book, but are you aware of his others? Richard Maybury has eleven books in his Uncle Eric series. His series is recommended for students fourteen and up.