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Books About Earning Money for Ages 9 and Older

Cool Jobs for Young Pet Lovers: Ways to Make Money Caring for Pets by Pam Scheunemann. Checkerboard Books, 2010.
Introduces young readers to the idea of working, including kid-tested projects with instructions, background information, material lists, and additional ideas.

Cool Jobs for Kids Who Like Kids: Ways to Make Money Working With Children by Pam Scheunemann. Checkerboard Books, 2010.
Introduces young readers to the idea of working, including kid-tested projects with instructions, background information, material lists, and additional ideas.

Cool Jobs for Yard-working Kids: Ways to Make Money Doing Yard Work by Pam Scheunemann. Checkerboard Books, 2010.
Introduces young readers to the idea of working, including kid-tested projects with instructions, background information, material lists, and additional ideas.

Cool Jobs for Young Entertainers: Ways to Make Money Putting on an Event by Pam Scheunemann. Checkerboard Books, 2010.
Introduces young readers to the idea of working, including kid-tested projects with instructions, background information, material lists, and additional ideas.

Cool Jobs for Super Sales Kids: Ways to Make Money Selling Stuff by Pam Scheunemann. Checkerboard Books, 2010.
Introduces young readers to the idea of working, including kid-tested projects with instructions, background information, material lists, and additional ideas.

Cool Jobs for Handy Helpers: Ways to Make Money Selling Stuff by Pam Scheunemann. Checkerboard Books, 2010.
Introduces young readers to the idea of working, including kid-tested projects with instructions, background information, material lists, and additional ideas.

A Kid's Guide to Earning Money by Tamra Orr. Mitchell Lane Publishers, 2008.
Includes practical suggestions about working, including making a chart of available free time and weighing benefits beyond simply making money (such as meeting new people and trying out future job possibilities). Also includes useful advice on setting price points, how to cut costs, and what the labor laws allow for kids under 18, as well as a frank view of the negatives associated with the working world.

The New Totally Awesome Business Book for Kids: With Twenty Super Businesses You Can Start Right Now! by Arthur Bochner and Rose Bochner. Newmarket Press, 2007.
This fun and fact-filled guide for ten- to seventeen-year-olds includes quizzes, games, cartoons, stories and all the information a young person needs to know about starting up a business, how much money can be made from it, and the steps to do the work--all in an easy-to-understand style.

Beyond the Lemonade Stand by Bill Rancic. Razorbill, 2006.
This basic book for young entrepreneurs is full of ideas. Includes building your business model and managing your money. Provides pros and cons of going into business as well as tips for getting started.

Jobs for Kids by Jeanne Kiefer. Millbrook Press, 2003.
Using a question-and-answer format, this book describes the five most popular jobs for kids - baby-sitting, lemonade stand, pet-care service, car-care service, and lawn-care service - in a clear and concise manner. Also outlines other potentially lucrative opportunities such as a yard-sale helper, computer service person, and selling foods from home.

The Kids' Business Book by Arlene Erlbach. Lerner Publications, 1998.
Profiles business owners who began their businesses between the ages of seven and twelve, describes simple methods of starting a business, and includes tips on accounting and advertising.

Fast Cash for Kids: How Young People Can Succeed Financially--Over 200 Ways to Earn Money and How to Make it Grow by Bonnie Drew and Noel Drew. Career Press, 1995.
Provides the answers and motivation to turn eager wage-earners into young entrepreneurs. With dozens of money-making activities that kids can undertake year-round, a helpful step-by-step business plan, and true-life success stories of young entrepreneurs, they'll get plenty of inspiration to turn their hobbies into successful money-making ventures.

Better Than A Lemonade Stand: Small Business Ideas For Kids by Daryl Bernstein. Beyond Words, 1992.
A variety of small business ideas, including being a birthday party planner, dog walker, and photographer.

Jobs for Kids: The Guide to Having Fun and Making Money by Carol Barkin and Elizabeth James. Lothrop, Lee & Shepard, 1990.
Discusses the advantages of working and offers tips on assessing your talents and abilities, finding a job, acting responsibly, handling disasters, and setting prices.

Kids Can Make Money Too!: How Young People Can Succeed Financially--Over 200 Ways to Earn Money and How to Make it Grow by Vada Lee Jones. Calico Paws Publishing, 1987.
Shows how to earn, save and manage money, open & use a checking account, start a small business, set goals, recognize success, make money while you sleep, get paid twice, avoid expensive mistakes, have fun without spending money.

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Books About Earning Money for Ages 13 and Older

Make More than Your Parents: Your Guide to Financial Freedom by Mike Bundlie and Kevin O'Donnell. HCI, 2003.
Uncovers the reality that, the more fun they make it, the better they'll be at it. With cool activities, helpful hints, fun graphics and journaling pages, this book provides a step-by-step process that outlines the most effective ways for kids to make their money work for them, to build a life of financial freedom.

The Young Entrepreneur's Guide to Starting and Running a Business by Steve Mariotti. Three Rivers Press, 2000.
Discusses the characteristics of the entrepreneur, selecting the business, financing, maintaining financial records, market research, advertising, and writing a business plan. Also provides numerous case studies of success stories.

50 Money-Making Ideas for Kids by Larry Burkett, L. Allen Burkett and Lauree Burkett. Thomas Nelson, 1997.
Offers practical ideas for ways to make money during every season of the year, with quotes from Scripture and advice based on Biblical principles.

101 Marvelous Money-Making Ideas For Kids by Heather Wood. Tor Books, 1995.
The self-starter's guide to discovering and marketing your skills. Includes plenty of easy-to-follow tips on interviewing, advertising, marketing, and budgeting. Plus information on cost and materials, time commitment, and realistic pricing.

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