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Who was Milton Bradley? / by Kirsten Anderson ; illustrated by Tim Foley.

Anderson, Kirsten (Kirsten Stephanie), author. (Author). Foley, Tim, 1962- illustrator. (Added Author).
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  • 10 of 15 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 15 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Aubbee Library J 921 BRA (Text) 33187004103954 Juvenile Nonfiction - A Available -
Fulton Library J 921 BRA (Text) 33187004103947 Juvenile Nonfiction - F Reshelving -
Jay County Public Library - Bookmobile JB B811a (Text) 76383000444737 Junior Biographies In process -
Jennings County Public Library - North Vernon JUV BIO BRADLEY (Text) 30653005575022 New Juvenile Books Checked out 11/09/2016
Monticello-Union Township Public Library - Monticello J 338.7 AND (Text) 37743002185686 Children New Book Shelf Available -
North Madison County Ralph E. Hazelbaker Library J 794 AND (Text) 30419300527245 Juvenile Non-Fiction Reshelving -
Peabody Public Library - Columbia City J 338.7 ANDERSON (Text) 30403002186419 Childrens - Non-Fiction Available -
Perry County Bookmobile BJ 921 BRAD (Text) 70621000560060 BKM-Juv NonFiction Available -
Perry County Public Library - Tell City J 921 BRADLEY (Text) 70621000437890 Juvenile - NEW Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Township Public Library J 921 Bradley (Text) 31208912466531 children new book Checked out 11/03/2016
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780448488479
  • ISBN: 0448488477
  • ISBN: 9780399542367
  • ISBN: 0399542361
  • ISBN: 9781518225864 (PawPrints)
  • Physical Description: 106 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, an imprint of Penguin Random House, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p.106).
Formatted Contents Note: Who Was Milton Bradley? -- Two Apples Plus Four Apples -- Springfield -- Let's Play a Game -- Entertaining the Troops -- All in the Cards -- Moving Toys -- Toys for Learning -- The Education Department -- Going Home.
Summary, etc.: "Meet the man behind the board games: Milton Bradley. Born in Maine in 1836, Milton Bradley moved with his family to the working-class city of Lowell, Massachusetts, at age 11. His early life consisted of several highs and lows, from graduating high school and attending Harvard to getting laid off and losing his first wife. These experiences gave Bradley the idea for his first board game: The Checkered Game of Life. He produced and sold Life across the country and it quickly became a national sensation. Working with his company, the Milton Bradley Company, he continued to produce board games, crayons, and kid-friendly school supplies for the rest of his life. He is often credited as the father of board games, and the Milton Bradley Company has created Battleship, Jenga, Yahtzee, Trouble, and many more classic games"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note: Ages 8-12.
Subject: Bradley, Milton, 1836-1911 > Juvenile literature.
Board game industry > United States.
Inventors > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Milton Bradley Company > Juvenile literature.

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