Readers see nickels often in their everyday lives. These coins can be used to teach basic math skills, such as skip-counting and addition. As they read, they also learn concepts that commonly appear in elementary social studies curricula, such as early American history. The close relationship between the text and detailed photographs help build strong reading comprehension skills, and a picture glossary helps build vocabularies. Exciting designs hold readers interests with each turn of the page. Whose house is on the back of the nickel? The answer to this question and many more are waiting for readers to discover!