Monopoly Mastermind: Charles B. Darrow
In this engaging biography, readers will learn about the developer of the Monopoly board game, Charles B. Darrow. Follow the story of Darrow as he develops Monopoly from its roots as a tool to demonstrate the benefits of single tax through its evolution to the game we know today. Along the way readers will learn how Monopoly helped prisoners of war escape during World War II! Sidebars, historic photos, and a glossary enhance readers' understanding of this topic. Additional features include a table of contents, an index, a timeline and fun facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.
|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|
|Guided Reading Level||R|
|ATOS Reading Level||5.0|
|ATOS Interest Level||MG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||190675|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|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.