January’s Suggested Book List

Little Rock, Ark. – Treasurer of State Dennis Milligan released his book suggestions today for the month of January for his reading initiative, “Educate Your Financial Future.” This financial education initiative focuses 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:

“Alexander, Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday,” by Judith Viorst

“Isabel’s Car Wash,” by Sheila Bair

“Pretty Penny Cleans Up,” by Devon Kinch

“Adulting: How to Become a Grown-up in 535 Easy(ish) Steps,” by Kelly Brown

“The Young Entrepreneur’s Guide to Starting and Running a Business,” by Steve Mariotti

Watch Treasurer Milligan read “Alexander, Who Used to be Rich Last Sunday” 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 $400 million in investment returns and has grown the investment portfolio’s receipts to some of the highest levels in nearly a decade. www.artreasury.gov.