Arkansas Reads One Book: The Toothpaste Millionaire
Economics Arkansas is a lead partner of "Arkansas Reads One Book," a family financial literacy project.
Season 3 focuses on "The Toothpaste Millionaire," by Jean Merrill. In this classic children's novel, 6th-grader Rufus Mayflower, with the help of his friend Kate MacKinstrey, develops a simple recipe for toothpaste and earns his first million--all while discovering that the best entrepreneurs excel by integrity and determination.
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You may also enjoy a look at the celebrity readings and other activities hosted by the Little Rock School District.
Support for the Arkansas Reads One Book initiative has been generously provided by
- Bank OZK
- Clinton Presidential Center
- Delta Dental
- First Security Bank
- Little Rock School District
- Read to Them
- Rotary International | Rotary Club of Little Rock (Club 99)
The season 1 selection was The Lemonade War by Jacqueline Davies. Find all information and resources here.
The season 2 selection was Cleo Edison Oliver Playground Millionaire by Sundee T. Frazier. Find all information and resources here.