Toy Trailblazers Set 2
Learn about the incredible innovators of some of the world's most popular toys with Toy Trailblazers. Each engaging, fact-packed biography gives the life story of a famous toy's inventor, including information about the inventor's childhood and early career, how he or she invented the famous toy, and how it came to be as popular and influential as it is today. Full-color and historic black-and-white photos bring the world of toys to life for young readers. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
- Spring 2019
- Fall 2018
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|BISACS||JNF007000, JNF056000, JNF061010|
|Subject||Biographies, History, Social Studies|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||8 x 8|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Reviewed, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Toy Trailblazers Set 2 – Library Media Connection
These stories about successful entrepreneurs who worked hard to gain success would be a popular addition to any library collection. Recommended.
Toy Trailblazers Set 2 – Booklist
Youngsters far and wide can readily identify the pudgy Pikachu, zany Mr. Potato Head, enterprising Mr. Monopoly, or bespectacled Molly McIntyre—but what about the masterminds behind them? The Toy Trailblazersseries presents the lives and crowning achievements of twentieth-century inventors in slim, 12-chapter volumes. Arranged chronologically, entries kick off with biographical information before homing in on the inception, formation, and ultimate success of each invention. With captioned full-color photographs, inset “fun fact” sidebars, ample historical context, and appended time lines, this is a bright, engaging resource sure to spark curiosity and creativity in primary-grade readers.