Financial Education Book List for June

Little Rock, Ark. – Treasurer of State Dennis Milligan released his book suggestions today for the month of June for his new reading initiative, “Educate Your Financial Future.” This financial education initiative will focus on teaching children in grades pre-K through 12th about saving money and spending wisely.

This month’s books are listed below. A description of each book will be available on the Treasury’s websiteFacebook and Twitter accounts:

“You Can’t Buy a Dinosaur with a Dime,” by Harriet Ziefert (Kindergarten through 3rd grade)

“If You Made a Million,” by David M. Schwartz (3rd – 5th grade)

“The Everything Kids Book About Money,” by Brette Sember (2nd – 5th grade)

“Why Didn’t They Teach Me This in School?” by Carey Sigel (High School)

“Growing Money – A Complete Investing Guide for Kids,” by Gail Karlitz (3rd – 7th grade)

Watch Treasurer Milligan read “You Can’t Buy a Dinosaur with a Dime” with your children here!


Dennis Milligan was elected Treasurer of State in 2014 and re-elected in 2018. The State Treasury is responsible for overseeing the state’s $4.5 billion portfolio. Since taking office in 2015, Milligan has receipted the state more than $380 million in investment returns and has grown the investment portfolio’s receipts to some of the highest levels in nearly a decade.