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William Wrigley, Jr.

The Founder Of Wrigley's Gum

By Margaret Hall, 1947-

This work tells the story of famous businesspeople and inventors by introducing evidence that survives from the era in which the person lived. This work: uses primary source materials to explain how we know about the person's life and how we can learn about events in the past; can be used in the Literacy Hour as examples of biological recount; and, supports the learning strands "study the lives of famous people", fins out about aspects of the past from a range of sources, ask and answer questions about the past.

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1403463476


Format: Book
Author: Hall, Margaret, 1947-
Title: William Wrigley, Jr. : the founder of Wrigley's gum / M.C. Hall.
Publisher Date: Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, c2005.
Subject: Wrigley, William, 1861-1932 -- Juvenile literature. Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company -- History -- Juvenile literature. Businessmen -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature Chewing gum industry -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Isbn: 1403463476 (lib. bdg.) 1403463611 (pbk.)
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Call Number: B Wrigley
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Bib Id: 246773

Format: Book
Author: Hall, Margaret, 1947-
Title: William Wrigley, Jr. : the founder of Wrigley's gum / M.C. Hall.
Publisher, Date: Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, c2005.
Description: 32 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm.
Series: Lives and times
Series: Lives and times (Des Plaines, Ill.)
Subjects: Wrigley, William, 1861-1932 -- Juvenile literature.
Subjects: Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Subjects: Businessmen -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Subjects: Chewing gum industry -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Notes: Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.
Contents: A sticky treat -- The early years -- At work in the factory -- Selling soap -- Changing products -- On his own -- Prizes for buyers -- A growing business -- Catalina Island -- The Wrigley Building -- The later years -- More about William -- Fact file -- Timeline.
LCCN: 2004021938
ISBN: 1403463476 (lib. bdg.)
ISBN: 1403463611 (pbk.)
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Available Copies: 1
Total Copies: 1
Call Number: B Wrigley