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Gum : the cool stories and facts behind every chew  Cover Image Book Book

Gum : the cool stories and facts behind every chew / by Paige Towler ; illustrated Dan Sipple.

Towler, Paige, (author.). Sipple, Dan, (illustrator.). WonderLab Group, (book producer,, copyright holder,, creator.).

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  • ISBN: 9781454944980
  • ISBN: 1454944986
  • ISBN: 9781454945130
  • ISBN: 1454945133
  • Physical Description: 191 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Union Square Kids, [2023]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Get ready for gum -- Section one: how it all started ; Gum's ancient roots ; Gum around the world -- Section two: how it got off the ground ; Getting gum going ; Bubble trouble ; Come and get some gum! -- Section three: How it took over the world ; A stick of gum for everyone ; Gum and games ; Pop culture ; Here today, gone tomorrow -- Gum of the future -- A yummy, gummy timeline -- Chew it yourself!
Summary, etc.:
"Baseball stadiums, movie theaters, underneath your desk at school--gum is everywhere. But how did this gluey glob become everyone's favorite candy to chomp on? Readers will love gobbling down the story of gum, from its ancient origins to its influence on "pop" culture...and everything in between!"--Page 4 of cover.
Subject: Chewing gum > History > Juvenile literature.
Chewing gum industry > History > Juvenile literature.
Bubble gum > Juvenile literature.
Chewing gum > History.
Chewing gum industry > History.
Bubble gum.
Genre: Instructional and educational works.
Illustrated works.

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe.


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Edith Wheeler Memorial Library - Monroe NEW J 338.4 TOW (Text) 34026155504173 Juvenile New Nonfiction Available -


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