Bill and Melinda Gates

From the Set 21st Century Skills Library

Discover how entrepreneur Bill Gates created Microsoft and amassed a fortune as a leader in the computer industry and then partnered with his wife Melinda Gates to found the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. Readers will learn about their lives and their mission is to enhance healthcare and reduce extreme poverty around the world.

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Interest Level Grade 4 - Grade 8
Reading Level Grade 6
Dewey 338.7/610053092273
ATOS Reading Level 7.4
Guided Reading Level
Language English
Publisher Cherry Lake Publishing
Available Formats Reinforced book (9781602790681), PDF (9781602792036), ePub (9781631378843), Hosted ebook (9781602792036H), Kindle (9781631371837)
Copyright 2008
Number of Pages 48
Dimensions 7.5 x 9.5

Author: Dana Meachen Rau

Dana Meachen Rau is the author of almost 350 books for children. She has written a variety of nonfiction titles on many subjects, including history, science, toys, crafts, cookbooks, and biographies. She is also an artist and teacher and lives with her family in Burlington, Connecticut.

Content Adviser: Josh McHugh

Contributing Editor, Wired, San Francisco, California

  • Introduction
  • The Beginnings of Wealth
  • Finding His Way
  • The Growth of Microsoft
  • What Giving Can Do
  • Making the World a Smaller Place
  • Timeline
  • Glossary
  • For More Information
  • Index
  • About the Author
Author/Illustrator biography
Glossary of key words
Informative sidebars
Sources for further research
Table of contents