Thankfully, an economist’s 3-year-old daughter offers perspective. He says, “[Her] favorite books teach the importance of sharing and gift-giving, values that might not lead to the greatest wealth in the real world.” Sometimes the greatest wealth is found in tzedakah, or giving to others. Here are some books to inspire you and your young readers:Jumping Jenny – the story of a girl who raises $1000 jumping on her pogo stick 1000 times
Joseph and the Sabbath Fish – the story of a man who feeds his greedy neighbor when his fortunes turn
Talia and the Rude Vegetables – the story of a girl of who picks donates vegetables she has harvested to people less fortunate
Do you have a favorite story that offers you personal riches? Tell us about it.