Money on the Bookshelf

The Explorers Club Money on the Bookshelf is a financial literacy program for children ages 5-12. It's designed to encourage young readers to practice and sharpen their reading skills, while learning how to earn, spend and save money.  Books are available for check-out at both Embark offices and participants or the participant's parent, grandparent or guardian must be a member of Embark. Program is limited to one-time per child.

 How do I get my children or grandchildren started?

  • Check out a book at Embark Credit Union*
  • Read the book and complete the worksheet together
  • Bring the book and worksheet to the Credit Union
  • Complete all 10 books and we'll give your child or grandchild a $10 Barnes & Noble gift card!

Which books are available?

  • Something Good
  • Ox-Cart Man
  • The Berenstain Bears & Mana's New Job
  • A Bargain for Frances
  • The Berenstain Bears Trouble With Money
  • Tight Times
  • A Chair For My Mother
  • Pigs Will Be Pigs
  • Alexander, Who Used To Be Rich Last Sunday
  • How The Second Grade Got $8,205.50 To Visit The Statue Of Liberty

* Only one book per child may be checked out per time.                                       


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