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Mars Family: M&M Mars Candy Makers - (Food Dudes) by Joanne Mattern (Hardcover)

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Number of Pages: 32

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Sub-Genre: Biography & Autobiography

Series Title: Food Dudes

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Abdo Publishing

Age Range: 9-12 years

Book theme: General

Author: Joanne Mattern

Language: English

TCIN: 78489460
UPC: 9781624034978
Item Number (DPCI): 247-03-2184


In this title, unwrap the lives of talented Milky Way bars and M&M's makers, Frank Mars and Forrest Mars Sr.! Readers will enjoy getting the scoop on this Food Dude family, beginning with Frank's childhood in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Students can follow his success story from making candy with his mother as a boy to his establishment of the Mar-O-Bar Company. Forrest Sr.'s childhood is also highlighted, from his childhood in Canada and college experience at Berkeley to his reunion with Frank and the conception of the Milky Way bar. Engaging text familiarizes readers with topics of interest including the M&M's story, other Mars Inc. acquisitions and brand developments, and Mars privacy and family life. An entertaining sidebar, a helpful timeline, a glossary, and an index, supplement the historical and color photos showcased in this inspiring biography.

Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards.

Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

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