Books in this guide help young people explore personal
values about money, treat people from all socioeconomic backgrounds with dignity and respect,
and address the foundational concepts that comprise financial capability (defined as having the
knowledge, skills, and opportunities to earn, save, spend, invest, and share money effectively). Equally
important, the books are up-to-date (the guide focuses intently on recent titles) and a pleasure to
The guide also shares tips and resources that the librarians have collected through research and
their own experiences.