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Pop! : The Invention of Bubble Gum
Children's - Grade 1-2, Age 6-7 
40 p. ; 
Retail $18.99

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ISBN 9781416979708
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Sometimes hard work pays off in especially sweet ways. Such is the case in this story of how creativity, critical thinking, good problem solving, and a lot of persistence resulted in an unexpected but wonderful new invention. This engaging non-fiction title encourages readers to look for the positive and to persist.
Publisher Summary
Full of fun historical facts, this book is the true story of how bubble gum was invented.

Gum. It’s been around for centuries—from the ancient Greeks to the American Indians, everyone’s chewed it. But the best kind of gum—bubble gum!—wasn’t invented until 1928, when an enterprising young accountant at Fleer Gum and Candy used his spare time to experiment with different recipes. Bubble-blowing kids everywhere will be delighted with Megan McCarthy’s entertaining pictures and engaging fun facts as they learn the history behind the pink perfection of Dubble Bubble.
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