Item #: 032528
Rainbow Price: $6.25
This fun story by Jean Merrill tells about two friends, Rufus and Kate, who make millions of dollars by starting a toothpaste business. The friends are young teenagers when Kate moves to town and eventually becomes friends with Rufus. Though Rufus is only trying to make a tube of toothpaste for less money than buying one, the business that results provides jobs for dozens of people and makes them both rich. This is a fun read that also teaches about free enterprise, with themes of honesty, equality, and ingenuity. 90 pgs, pb.