Maggie M. Larche

Biography

Maggie M. Larche is a Florida native currently enjoying Daphne, Alabama, where she resides with her husband and son. After receiving a master's in social sciences from the University of Chicago, she committed herself to bringing economic basics to today's youth. Striker Jones was born from her personal fondness for a good mystery.

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Books

Striker Jones and the Midnight Archer Teacher's Companion
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 29,200. Language: English. Published: June 12, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Curricula
Come see why the Midwest Book Review calls Striker Jones a "fun and rollicking series" with "effortless teaching of both cooperation values and basic economics." The Striker Jones and the Midnight Archer Teacher's Companion is the guide to the second book of the Striker Jones economics series for kids. Use this self-contained economics curriculum to enrich your social studies units for kids 8-12.
Striker Jones and the Midnight Archer
Series: Striker Jones, Book 2. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,810. Language: English. Published: June 6, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Business, Careers, Occupations, Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction
After an exciting year of solving mysteries, Striker and his friends are off to summer camp! But all is not as it seems throughout their summer adventure, and new puzzles continue to pile up. Like the first Striker Jones novel, this delightful and humorous sequel will teach young readers new economic concepts in each mystery, such as wants vs. needs, entrepreneurship, and investment.
Striker Jones Teacher's Companion
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 23,950. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Elementary, Fiction » Children’s books » Business, Careers, Occupations
Striker Jones doesn't need a magnifying glass to solve the crime, and neither will your students! Written for children ages 7-10, Striker teaches basic economics, including supply and demand, trade-offs, prices, and risk. Each story comes with a lesson plan for you to use to draw out the economic lessons with your class, including vocabulary, fun activities, and assignments!
Striker Jones: Elementary Economics for Elementary Detectives
Series: Striker Jones, Book 1. Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 18,980. Language: English. Published: August 16, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Fiction, Fiction » Mystery & detective » Short Stories
Striker Jones is a resourceful boy who can't help but be drawn into mysteries! Along with his friends, Striker must use his wits to solve the many intriguing puzzles that come his way. Unlike most boys, however, he draws upon his knowledge of basic economics to solve each mystery. This funny, classic kids detective novel will teach your children economic concepts. But no jargon - only fun!

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