Author: Judith Viorst
Illustrator: Ray Cruz
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Publication Date: 1978
Genre: Fiction Picture Book
Audience: Gr. Pre-K - 3rd grade
Overview: This is a great second book about Alexander and his perils. In this book, Alexander and his brother were each given a dollar from their grandparents. Alexander thinks about saving his money but many temptations come his way. Find out what happens to Alexanders money. The illustrations show wonderful body and facial expressions of the characters. The illustrations are all black and white but are very detailed.
Activity: Children can write a story about what they would do if they were given a dollar.
Reviewer’s Name: Pavon Pavon