Bill and Melinda Gates

 
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Summary

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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Leveling

  • Accelerated Reader® Quiz: 117848
  • Accelerated Reader® Reading Level: 7.4
  • Accelerated Reader® Interest Level: MG
  • Accelerated Reader® Points: 1.0

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Table of Contents

  • 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

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Contributors

Author: Dana Meachen Rau

Dana Meachen Rau is the author of more than 200 books for children. She has written a variety of nonfiction titles on many subjects, including books on history, science, toys, and crafts, as well as biographies. When she is not working in her home office, she is outside walking or running in her sneakers around her neighborhood in Burlington, Connecticut.

Content Adviser: Josh McHugh

Contributing Editor, Wired, San Francisco, California

 

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