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The Toothpaste Millionaire
by Jean Merrill


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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.  Read more...


 
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Overview

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.

This edition includes an exclusive author interview and reader's guide with book summary and discussion questions.


 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780618759255
  • ISBN-10: 0618759255
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
  • Publish Date: September 2006
  • Page Count: 129
  • Reading Level: Ages 10-12
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.4 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.35 pounds


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Books > Juvenile Fiction > Classics
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