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Who is Bill Gates?

Author: Patricia Demuth; Ted Hammond
Publisher: New York : Grosset & Dunlap, An Imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., [2013]
Series: Who is-- ?
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Bill Gates, born in Seattle, Washington, in 1955, is an American business magnate, investor, philanthropist, and author. In this Who Was...? biography, children will learn of Gates' childhood passion for computer technology, which led him to revolutionize personal computers. Through the success of his now-world-famous software company, Microsoft, Bill Gates became one of the wealthiest philanthropists in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Bill Gates; Bill Gates
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia Demuth; Ted Hammond
ISBN: 9780448463322 0448463326 9780448465852 044846585X
OCLC Number: 798615554
Target Audience: Age 8-12.
Description: 105 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Who is Bill Gates? --
Young thinker --
Lakeside whiz kid --
Learning a new language --
Opportunity knocks --
Microsoft is born! --
A big deal --
On the fast track --
Family life --
Facing challenges --
Sharing the wealth --
Life today.
Series Title: Who is-- ?
Other Titles: Bill Gates
Responsibility: by Patricia Brennan Demuth ; illustrated by Ted Hammond.
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"Bill Gates, born in Seattle, Washington, in 1955, is an American business magnate, investor, philanthropist, and author. In this Who Was...? biography, children will learn of Gates' childhood passion for computer technology, which led him to revolutionize personal computers. Through the success of his now-world-famous software company, Microsoft, Bill Gates became one of the wealthiest philanthropists in history.This fascinating story of a child technology genius is sure to captivate any audience!"--

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