Not just an ordinary look at someone's achievements, but a fascinating view of how cultural and ethnic backgrounds influenced the lives of these outstanding American entrepreneurs. You will learn how this diversity helped to shape our country and its history. High interest and easy readability make these stories especially appealing. Each reading is followed by activities, a vocabulary list, and a bibliography as well as notes for the teacher. For grades 6-12. 8.5" x 11". 134 pp.
The 16 American Entrepreneurs: Biddy Mason, Frederick Tudor, Andrew Carnegie, Julie Aigner-Clark, Montgomery Ward, Henry Ford, Madam C.J. Walker, Mary Kay Ash, John H. Johnson, Doris Christopher, Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield, Oprah Winfrey, Fred Smith, Bill Gates, Debbi Fields, & Jerry Yang