"Trade wars affect everyone-from world leaders to young people shopping at the mall. Because of this, it's important for people to have a basic understanding of why trade wars happen and how ordinary citizens can deal with their effects. Readers develop this understanding as they explore this age-appropriate and unbiased introduction to the concept of trade wars. Featuring historical examples that supplement social studies curricula and modern examples that encourage critical thinking about current events, this helpful guide enhances readers' understanding of basic economics. Fact boxes, graphic organizers, and full-color photographs make this an engaging reading experience"-- Provided by publisher.