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(Set of 5 Books)

Better Than A Lemonade Stand
by: Daryl Bernstein

Oodles of ideas for kids that want to start their own business.

The 15-year-old author assembled these 51 ideas for kids to make money. For each business, Bernstein tells what supplies to obtain, how much time is involved, what to charge, how to advertise, and other helpful hints. Bernstein's economical style & uniform categories of information make it easy for readers to compare the requirements and rewards of each entrepreneurial idea.

Henry Reed, Inc.
by: Keith Robertson
(Illustrator: Robert McCloskey) 

Henry Reed travels to America for summer vacation to see his aunt & uncle. While in America, Henry comes up with schemes that young teens will find exhilarating, because they are just wild enough to be exciting, and yet just realistic enough to be believed and emulated. Some of the plans are purely to make money-such as his attempts to find valuable truffles in the neighborhood. Some of them are research, as when he sends a large balloon up into the air bearing a pigeon to measure weather conditions. All of them are humorous and fun to read about, as he often bites off more than he can chew.

Henry Reed is an unforgettable character, a strange mix of can-do entrepreneurialism and good-hearted goofiness who would make any parent proud.

I loved the book because it was very adventurous. It had a lot of animals and excitement in it. I did not want to read it at first, but I am glad I did because I did not want to put it down. --12 year old boy

 Henry Reed's Baby-Sitting Service

 by: Keith Robertson
 (Illustrator: Robert McCloskey) 

If you ever baby sit for younger children, you will be all-too-familiar with the trials Henry and Midge have to suffer through in this third book of the Henry Reed series. Keith Robertson is fantastic as he takes you on an adventure through wacky babysitting scenarios everyone can identify with. You'll be cheering by the end of the book --I guarantee it.

Great book with lots of adventures! --13 year old boy

The Toothpaste Millionaire
by: Jean Merrill

Humorous and fast-moving, this book is a pleaser for all. Rufus Mayflower is a kid with a great business sense and imagination. When he decides that toothpaste costs too much, he starts his own toothpaste making business with local kids. From his meager beginnings with re-used baby food jars up to a fully professional operation with stockholders and a tube-filling machine, he rakes in the cash and confounds the leaders of the pharmaceutical industry with his methods.

What Others Say About Toothpaste Millionaire:
I first read this book approximately twenty-five years ago when I was in grade school. It kindled a fire of entrepreneurship deep within me. . . . Now, I am using it to fan that same flame that has been instilled in my children. My kids love this book as much as I do. I firmly believe this book should be required reading for every child.

It was an awesome book because I could see how to make money. I didn't want to put this book down. It was quick and easy to read. --12 year old

The Merchant Maiden E-Book:
Earning An Income Without
Compromising Convictions
by: Crystal Paine with Esther Clark

Can a young woman work while staying under the authority of her father? How can parents guide their daughters to the right sorts of income-producing opportunities?

Drawing upon personal experience, Crystal Paine encourages young women and their families with Scripture, advice, suggestions, personal testimonies, wisdom, and practical ideas. Not just for unmarried women, this booklet is a treasure trove of information for any woman who desires to earn an income while still being a "keeper at home." 32 pages. E-Book – Delivered to your e-mail box.


Crystal Paine has written a terrific little book, Merchant Maiden, for girls who would like to work from home and earn an income. Many of the ideas can be implemented before you graduate from homeschool. Even a younger lady could put these ideas into practice. Crystal has included oodles of ideas for girls to make money while staying at home.
I’m sure your daughter can find one that she will enjoy!

AND, you just can’t beat the price. Plus, it’s delivered to your e-mail box
so you don’t have to wait on the Post Office or UPS.


"Crystal Paine has done a wonderful service to Christian young ladies! We have raised our daughters with the knowledge that God's plan is for them to be keepers at home, but that never solved the problem of how to obtain spending money without going out and entering the workforce, or how to practically apply God's principles for their lives in this venue. Crystal's book gives great insight, while offering many practical tips and ideas for which a young lady can gain an income while not compromising God's principles. Thank you, Crystal!"
  --Sandi Queen, Homeschooling mother of 6, author

Crystal intended for this book to be read by young ladies, but I wish every father in America would read it. She has given fathers a valuable tool in raising their daughters, as well as a ‘wake-up call’ to their own responsibilities. I suggest that each father read this book together with his daughter and study the principles and their supporting scriptures. Sadly, the principles of a daughter's submission to the authority of her father, and the father's responsibility in protecting his daughter are missing in so many families
today. I thank God that Crystal has put into writing what many pastors today are not willing to teach from the pulpit."
  --Jeff Estes, Homeschooling father of 6

“A very biblical and informative look at how to make an income at home and serve the Lord. As a young woman I see a great need for this wonderful resource! The author's many business ideas and practical approach fills this need with grace.”

  --Shannon Grubb, homeschool graduate

(Set of 5 Books)

Christian Homeschool Curriculum