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The toothpaste millionaire

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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.
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Grouped Work ID 61d8c57c-6c4e-587c-0bde-37a23f1f2d04
Full title toothpaste millionaire
Author merrill jean
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-15 23:04:39PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-20 01:27:28AM

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subject_facet Business enterprises -- Fiction, Business enterprises -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The toothpaste millionaire
title_full The toothpaste millionaire / by Jean Merrill. Prepared by the Bank Street College of Education, The toothpaste millionaire [sound recording] / by Jean Merrill
title_short The toothpaste millionaire
topic_facet Business enterprises