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Title:
Board game builder : Milton Bradley

Milton Bradley

Toy trailblazers
Title:
Board game builder : Milton Bradley
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Publisher Info:
Minneapolis, Minnesota : Checkerboard Library, An imprint of ABDO Publishing Company, [2016]
Physical Description:
32 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 21 cm.
Series:
Toy trailblazers
General Note:
Includes index.
Contents:
Chapter 1: A life of work and play begins -- Chapter 2: A young man with bright ideas -- Chapter 3: Early career successes and failures -- Chapter 4: Father of the modern board game -- Chapter 5: The making of a board game [Infographic] -- Chapter 6: The ups and downs of real life -- Chapter 7: Board games and beyond -- Chapter 8: Mr. Bradley goes to Kindergarten -- Chapter 9: The changing Game of Life -- Chapter 10: Success and satisfaction -- Chapter 11: The end game -- Chapter 12: Milton Bradley lives on.
Abstract:
In this engaging biography, readers will learn about the builder of board games, Milton Bradley. Follow the story from Bradleys childhood, his early entrepreneurial work creating and selling stationery, his drafting education at Harvard, his first business creating and selling lithographs, and how these experiences came together when he formed the Milton Bradley Company and created the Game of Life. Bradleys family, retirement, and work producing educational materials to support the new movement in education called kindergarten are included. Sidebars, historic photos, and a glossary enhance readers understanding of this topic.

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J 794 SLA Juvenile Nonfiction Book
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J 338.7 SLAT Juvenile Nonfiction Book
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