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The Toothpaste Millionaire

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SKU AAFT9780618759255

Jean Merrill (A)

List Price: $7.99 (Paperback- Science  -2006)

Sixth-grader Rufus Mayflower doesn't set out to become a millionaire. He just wants to save on toothpaste. Betting he can make a gallon of his own for the same price as one tube from the store, Rufus develops a step-by-step production plan with help from his good friend Kate MacKinstrey. By the time he reaches the eighth grade, Rufus makes more than a gallon -- he makes a million! This fun, breezy story set in 1960s Cleveland, Ohio contains many real-life mathematical problems which the characters must solve to succeed in their budding business. Includes black-and-white illustrations by Jan Palmer.

This 35th anniversary edition includes an exclusive author interview and reader's guide with book summary and discussion questions. (144 pages) Ages 9-12

Lexile measure : 820L

Product Dimensions : 5.5 x 0.38 x 8.25 inches

Shipping Weight : 5.6 ounces