Ray Kroc: McDonald's Restaurants Builder
In this title, unwrap the life of talented McDonald's restaurants builder, Ray Kroc! Readers will enjoy getting the scoop on this Food Dude, beginning with his childhood in Oak Park, Illinois. Students can follow Kroc's success story from his education at Oak Park and River Forest High School to his careers with WGES radio station, the Lily-Tulip Cup Company, and the Malt-A-Mixer Company. Kroc's family and his retirement years are also highlighted. Engaging text familiarizes readers with topics of interest including the original McDonald's in San Bernardino, California, menu developments, and Ronald McDonald House Charities. 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|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Graphics||Full-color photographs, Historical photographs|
|Dimensions||8 x 8|
|Guided Reading Level||P|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.5|
|ATOS Interest Level||MG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||142380|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Glossary of key words, Index, Informative sidebars, Reviewed, Table of contents, and Timeline of key events|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
Food Dudes Set 1 - School Library Connection
There are photographs in every chapter, and a timeline of major events and a related facts page end each book. As reference material, this series would be helpful to students when they are beginning to learn to do research since so many primary sources are included. The books would also be valuable when young readers are assigned a biography to read.
Food Dudes Set 1 – Horn Book Guide
These corporate histories contain some intriguing tidbits about the lives and methods of the inventors and entrepreneurs. . . . Photographs of the people and their products are interspersed throughout the texts.
Food Dudes Set 1 – School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Divided into easily digestible chapter spreads, these books explore the lives of noteworthy food-industry pioneers and how famous franchises and products, such as Gatorade and McDonald’s, were invented and/or developed. A “Fun Bites” section at the end of each book highlights interesting trivia about the products. Colorful, captioned photographs enhance the information and create visual appeal for a broad range of learning levels. Clear, purposeful language stresses the importance of hard work and diligence and conveys a sense of excitement for the science of invention.