Mars Family: M&M Mars Candy Makers
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In this title, unwrap the lives of talented Milky Way bars and M&M’s makers, Frank Mars and Forrest Mars Sr.! Readers will enjoy getting the scoop on this Food Dude family, beginning with Frank’s childhood in Saint Paul, Minnesota. Students can follow his success story from making candy with his mother as a boy to his establishment of the Mar-O-Bar Company. Forrest Sr.’s childhood is also highlighted, from his childhood in Canada and college experience at Berkeley to his reunion with Frank and the conception of the Milky Way bar. Engaging text familiarizes readers with topics of interest including the M&M’s story, other Mars Inc. acquisitions and brand developments, and Mars privacy and family life. An entertaining sidebar, a helpful timeline, a glossary, and an index, supplement the historical and color photos showcased in this inspiring biography. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.


Booklist April 2011, School Library Journal ~series Made Simple April 2011