Milton Hershey's Sweet Idea: A Chocolate Kingdom

Monday, May 15, 2017
National Chocolate Chip Day
National Chocolate Chip Day celebrates sweet, tasty chocolate chips. They are a great invention, and certainly deserve a little recognition.

Have you ever tasted a Hershey chocolate bar? Milton Hershey’s chocolate bars are famous around the world, but it wasn’t an easy path to turn his idea into a reality. Readers will love learning the story behind the name as they follow along with Milton’s beginnings as a family farmer, his string of failed candy businesses, and his eventual massive success.

Author Cooper, Sharon Katz
Illustrator Sánchez, Alvaro Iglesias
Pages 32 pages
Genre Nonfiction
Reading level 2-3
Interest level 2-4
ATOS 3.9
Lexile 610L