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Who was Sam Walton? / by James Buckley, Jr. ; illustrated by Ted Hammond.

Buckley, James, Jr., 1963- (author.). Hammond, Ted, (illustrator.).

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East Grand Forks Campbell Library 921 WALTON (Text) 517190 Non-Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781524792718
  • Physical Description: 108 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Workshop, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, New York, [2019]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 108).
Formatted Contents Note:
Who was Sam Walton? -- Farm life -- Salesman and scout -- Sports star -- Big man on campus -- Getting to work -- Sam the storekeeper -- Life in Bentonville -- The first Wal-Mart -- Richest man in America -- Mr. Sam leads the cheers.
Summary, etc.:
"Sam Walton used the money he earned in the army, along with some financial help from his family, to open his first store. Then he opened fourteen more. Then Sam had an even bigger idea. He wanted to build large stores in small towns and reduce the price of everything they stocked. Although other businessmen and potential partners laughed at him, this entrepreneur with humble beginnings used his resourcefulness to create Walmart, which would become the largest company in the world"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages: 8-12 Penguin Workshop.
Subject: Walton, Sam, 1918-1992 > Juvenile literature.
Businesspeople > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Walton, Sam, 1918-1992.
Businesspeople.
United States.
Walton, Sam, 1918-1992.
Businesspeople > United States > Biography.
Genre: Biographies.
Juvenile works.
Biographies.

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