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The Penny Pot
by Stuart J. Murphy

Jessie discovers that she doesn’t have enough money to get her face painted after buying an ice cream cone. Face painting costs 50 cents and she only has 39 cents. She waits and watches while her friends get their faces painted and add their extra coins to the penny pot. Will the extra coins in the penny pot be enough for Jessie to make up the difference?

Mathematical topics to explore with this book: money, addition, skip counting

Activities for The Penny Pot:
Ten Rummy (English)

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