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Dave Thomas : Wendy's founder
(Book)

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Published:
Minneapolis, MN : ABDO Publishing Co., c2015.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
32 pages : ill. (mostly col.) ; 21 cm.
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 4.7 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
660L
Rating:
4.0.
Status:
Park Avenue Elementary - Kids Biography
B THO LLA
Description
In this title, unwrap the life of talented Wendy's founder Dave Thomas! Readers will enjoy getting the scoop on this Food Dude, beginning with his childhood love of restaurants. Students can follow Thomas's success story from his teenage years in the restaurant business, to his investment in Kentucky Fried Chicken, to his founding of Wendy's Old-Fashioned Hamburgers. Thomas's family and his retirement years as a television advertising star are also highlighted. Engaging text familiarizes readers with topics of interest, including Thomas's focus on adoption and the state of Wendy's in the fast food world today. 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.
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B THO LLA
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781624033193 (lib. bdg.) :
Reading Level:
MG
Level 4.7, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
660

Notes

General Note
Includes glossary and timeline.
General Note
Checkerboard Library.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (p. 31) and index.
Description
Discusses the life of talented Wendy's founder Dave Thomas, his childhood love of restaurants, to his teenage years in the restaurant business, to his investment in KFC, to his founding of Wendy's Old-Fashioned Hamburgers, and his retirement years as a television advertising star.
Target Audience
4.0.
Target Audience
9-12.
Target Audience
3.0-6.0.
Target Audience
660,Lexile.
Target Audience
Q,Fountas and Pinnell Leveled Books.
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader,MG,4.7,0.5,169728
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Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

Llanas, S. G. (2015). Dave Thomas: Wendy's founder. Minneapolis, MN: ABDO Publishing Co.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958-. 2015. Dave Thomas: Wendy's Founder. Minneapolis, MN: ABDO Publishing Co.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Llanas, Sheila Griffin, 1958-, Dave Thomas: Wendy's Founder. Minneapolis, MN: ABDO Publishing Co, 2015.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Llanas, Sheila Griffin. Dave Thomas: Wendy's Founder. Minneapolis, MN: ABDO Publishing Co, 2015. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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