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Written by Wil Mara


ISBN: 978-0-531-24775-4

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The ability for almost anyone to start his or her own business is one of the foundations of the U.S. economy. From the Ford Motor Company to Apple, Inc., many of today's largest corporations began as small operations in the garages and bedrooms of creative and hard-working entrepreneurs. Readers will find out how entrepreneurship helped build the United States into the global economic power it is today.
Item #: 622039
Imprint: Children's Press
Copyright: 2014
Trim Size: 7 1/4" x 8 3/8"
Pages: 48
Grades: 3 - 5
Ages: 8 - 10
Dewey #: 338
  • Clear text illustrates important business principles and provides readers with the information they need to one day become entrepreneurs
  • Sidebars and timelines provide context for some of history‚Äôs most incredible business achievements
  • Glossaries clarify important words used in each book
  • Photos and illustrations bring history to life and provide reference points for difficult concepts
  • Additional content for further learning on this subject available at www.factsfornow.scholastic.com
  • Social studies informational text about American business, entrepreneurship, and famous corporate innovators provides students with complex informational text so they can determine how main ideas of a text are supported by details and summarize the text: Reading Standard: Key Ideas and Details
  • The high-interest, nonfiction content provides students with information to write their own clear and accurate explanatory texts on the topic. Writing Standard: Text Types and Purposes
  • Timelines, sidebars, and archival and contemporary photos provide text features that help students integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words: Reading Standard: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas