Milton Hershey: more than chocolate

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When Milton Hershey's famous Hershey Bars debuted in 1905, few people knew of the hard work, dedication, and sacrifice preceding the triumph. Debt, lack of support, and fatigue had been constant companions for the famous chocolatier and philanthropist - a man with a fourth-grade education.Despite comparisons to his wandering father, Milton never gave up. Learning from his mistakes, he spent a lifetime creating sweet things to eat - first caramel, then chocolate. As his company soared, Milton used his wealth to care for others, founding a town for Hershey workers, a school for children in need, and a foundation dedicated to education, culture, and health care (1857-1945).Heroes of History is a unique biography series that brings the shaping of history to life with the remarkable true stories of fascinating men and women who changed the course of history. The stories of Heroes of History are told in an engaging narrative format, where related history, geography, government, and science topics come to life and make a lasting impression. This is a premier biography line for the entire family.Audiobook: CD format (4 CDs)Running Time: 4:55 hoursRead by: Tim GregoryAges: 10 +
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display_description "We've done more than our share to see you right, but you're a Hershey, a true son of a dreamer," Milton's Uncle Abraham said. "You'll never stick with anything long enough to make it work for you." Milton gulped. He'd already suspected that his relatives had given up on him succeeding as a candy maker, but the words still stung. When Milton Hershey's famous Hershey Bars debuted in 1905, few people knew of the hard work, dedication, and sacrifice preceding the triumph. Debt, lack of support, and fatigue had been constant companions for the famous chocolatier and philanthropist - a man with a fourth-grade education. Despite comparisons to his wandering father, Milton never gave up. Learning from his mistakes, he spent a lifetime creating sweet things to eat - first caramel, then chocolate. As his company soared, Milton used his wealth to care for others, founding a town for Hershey workers, a school for children in need, and a foundation dedicated to education, culture, and health care (1857-1945). Heroes of History is a unique biography series that brings the shaping of history to life with the remarkable true stories of fascinating men and women who changed the course of history. The stories of Heroes of History are told in an engaging narrative format, where related history, geography, government, and science topics come to life and make a lasting impression. This is a premier biography line for the entire family.
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subject_facet Businesspeople -- United States
Businesspeople -- United States -- Biography
Businesspeople -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Children's audiobooks
Chocolate industry -- United States -- History
Chocolate industry -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature
Chocolate industry. -- United States -- History
Hershey Foods Corporation -- History
Hershey Foods Corporation -- History -- Juvenile literature
Hershey Foods Corporation -- History. -- Juvenile sound recordings
Hershey, Milton Snavely, -- 1857-1945
Hershey, Milton Snavely, -- 1857-1945 -- Juvenile literature
Hershey, Milton Snavely, -- 1857-1945 -- Juvenile sound recordings
title_display Milton Hershey : more than chocolate
title_full Milton Hershey : more than chocolate [electronic resource] / Janet Benge and Geoff Benge
Milton Hershey [sound recording] : more than chocolate / Janet & Geoff Benge
title_short Milton Hershey :
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Chocolate industry
Hershey, Milton Snavely
History