This book explores how growing a cabbage can fight poverty, how a few dollars can help ten families start their own businesses, and how running errands for a neighbor can help you learn to become a bike mechanic. It asks the question "What if you could meet all your consumer needs while, at the same time, get to know your neighbors and protect the environment?
2018 Silver Birch Non-Fiction Award Nominee
Shopping? How embarrassing! -- Pack it or toss it? -- Money in our pockets -- Work? Nah... -- Share...or else! -- Please, please, please shop -- Crash! -- A mall in the living room -- Funny money -- We demand a big supply! -- Paying for what?! -- Money talks -- More or less -- Where to put it all? -- Paying the price -- A new kind of rich -- Everyone's share -- Borrowing a bit -- Super sweat! -- Free the children -- To the rescue! -- From books to blenders -- I'll trade ya! -- The moneyless man -- The share scare -- Freecycling! Wheeee! -- Growin' in my neighborhood -- Which book are you? -- Time in the bank -- Hidden riches -- Pass it on.