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Xernona Woods

Born: in Chicago, Illinois
Pen Name: Xernona Tolita Woods, Xernona T. Woods

Connection to Illinois: Woods is a native Chicagoan.

Biography: Xernona Woods is children's book author of ''Save That Penny For A Sunny Day,'' partner of Chicago's Federal Reserve Bank Money Smart Week, partner Chicago Public Schools, member of Jumpstart Coalition and Chicago Public School Principal of the Year 2010 and Award Recipient of Ariel Capital Investments and WVON Chicago's Top 40 Game Changer. ''Save That Penny For A Sunny Day'', is a children's book that educates elementary and middle school youth about entrepreneurship, finances, and budgeting. It has been implemented within Chicago Public Libraries and throughout Chicago Public Schools.


Primary Audience(s): Children

Xernona Woods on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

  Save that penny for a sunny day /
ISBN: 0982388608 OCLC: 591161330

Xwoods Enterprise, Chicago : ©2008.

Inspires young readers to think about entrepreneurship, making and saving money, and encouraging them to dare to live their dreams.