Algebraic skills are important building blocks for competency in math. Critical concepts dealing with operations and simple algebraic methods are explored, including addition and subtraction techniques, simple word problems, and decomposing numbers. Helpful images engage readers, and accessible text makes each skill easy for them to understand. Dealing with money helps readers practice addition and subtraction within 5 in this book, which is aligned to standard K.OA.A.5 of the Common Core State Standards for Mathematics. This book should be paired with "I've Got 5 Dollars!" (9781477716687) from the Rosen Math Readers Program to provide the alternative point of view on the same topic.