Pop!: The Invention of Bubble Gum

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Pop!: The Invention of Bubble Gum

by Meghan McCarthy

ISBN: 9781416979708

First Release:

July 2010

During the 1920s, the Fleer Company built a lab inside their Philadelphia candy factory to work on a top-secret invention: gum that could blow bubbles. There were beakers and pots and tubes of experimental batches . . . but not much progress. Soon the lab was ready to give up. Walter Diemer, an accountant who worked at Fleer, was not. Further information about Walter Diemer. Facts about gum. Sources. Photographs. Full-color acrylic-paint illustrations.


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12 books / $14.80 a book

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  • ISBN: 9781416979708
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: -
    Publisher: Paula Wiseman
    Page Count: 40
    Trim Size: 9" x 10"
    Dewey Classification: 664/.6
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.8, Points: 0.5
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 3.5, Points: 1
    Lexile: Level: AD740L
    Awards & Honors: School Library Journal Best Books 2010: Nonfiction
    Genre: Nonfiction.
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