Reading Makes Cents is a financial literacy reading program, available to K-8 students and librarians across the state of Virginia.


The program teaches a multitude of financial literacy and SOL concepts through a selection of engaging books, lesson plans, and fun activities

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The Results Are In

With an impressive number of participating schools and student entries, this year of Reading Makes Cents was a huge success. Thank you to all who participated!

Congratulations to the student and librarian winners:


Student Winners

  • Emily R.
    Grayson Highlands School
  • Nolan S.
    Grayson Highlands School
  • Braelee M.
    Appomattox Primary
  • Luke W.
    Pearson's Corner
  • Braxton D.
    Dr. Charles R. Drew Elementary
  • Garion G.
    Westridge Elementary
  • Virginia G.
    King George Middle
  • Faith W.
    King George Middle
  • Eyana S.
    Jeter Watson Elementary
  • Isaac P.
    G. W. Carver Elementary
  • Jacqueline R.
    Bluestone Elementary
  • Avery T.
    Linville-Edom Elementary
  • Kennith M.
    Churchland Middle
  • Bianca P.
    Churchland Middle

Librarian Winners*

  • Jennifer Larson
    Pearson's Corner Elementary School
  • Betty Johnson
    Stewartsville Elementary School
  • Brandi Breeden
    McGaheysville Elementary School
  • Kelly Machovec
    Westridge Elementary School

* Based on highest percentage of students participating.