Dave Thomas: Wendy's Founder
In this title, unwrap the life of talented Wendy's founder Dave Thomas! Readers will enjoy getting the scoop on this Food Dude, beginning with his childhood love of restaurants. Students can follow Thomas's success story from his teenage years in the restaurant business, to his investment in Kentucky Fried Chicken, to his founding of Wendy's Old-Fashioned Hamburgers. Thomas's family and his retirement years as a television advertising star are also highlighted. Engaging text familiarizes readers with topics of interest, including Thomas's focus on adoption and the state of Wendy's in the fast food world today. 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.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|BISACS||JNF007000, JNF014000, JNF061010|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Guided Reading Level||Q|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.7|
|ATOS Interest Level||MG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||169728|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Reviewed, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Food Dudes Set 2 - School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
This series about fast-food inventors and entrepreneurs serves up a surprisingly rich informational feast. Each book explores the cultural context of the innovator in question, exploring the rationale for creating the food and exploring why America responded so enthusiastically to it. As a whole, the design is clean, bright, and engaging. Although the subject is fast food, these books are nutritious in quality. Highly recommended for reluctant readers.