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

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

Label
Who was Sam Walton?
Title
Who was Sam Walton?
Statement of responsibility
by James Buckley, Jr. ; illustrated by Ted Hammond
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"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"--
Member of
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
LBSOR/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Buckley, James
Dewey number
  • 381/.141092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Ages: 8-12
Intended audience source
Penguin Workshop
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Hammond, Ted
Series statement
Who was?
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Walton, Sam
  • Businesspeople
  • Walton, Sam
  • Businesspeople
  • Walton, Sam
  • Businesspeople
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Who was Sam Walton?, by James Buckley, Jr. ; illustrated by Ted Hammond
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 108)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
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
Control code
BK0024914624
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
108 pages
Isbn
9781524792701
Lccn
2019030688
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Who was Sam Walton?, by James Buckley, Jr. ; illustrated by Ted Hammond
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 108)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
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
Control code
BK0024914624
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
108 pages
Isbn
9781524792701
Lccn
2019030688
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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