A Bargain for Frances by Russell Hoban with Pictures by Lillian Hoban can help parents talk to their kids about decision making, goal setting, and problem solving.
A Bargain for Frances - Kids & Money Series
by Katie Cullum
You can find this book at the Searcy Library. It's available for purchase online. This book is written for children ages 5 and up.
The goal of the books in this series (check out all of them in Teaching Money Lessons with Books ) is to help parents talk to their children about money. This story focuses on three financial concepts - decision making, goal setting, and problem solving. And it also gets into being a good friend!
Synopsis: Wehn Thelma tricks Frances into buying her tea set, Frances gets mad! Can Frances show Thelma that it's better to lose a bargain than to lose a friend?
If you don't have the book, you can watch the video below WITH your kids! Then discuss the ideas from the Parent Guide.