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John Pemberton

Coca-Cola Developer

John Pemberton( )
Author: Llanas, Sheila Griffin
Series title:Food Dudes Ser.
ISBN:978-1-62968-603-5
Publication Date:Aug 2014
Publisher:ABDO Publishing Company
Imprint:Checkerboard Library
Book Format:Online resource
List Price:USD $51.35
Book Description:

In this title, unwrap the life of talented Coca-Cola Inventor John Pemberton! Readers will enjoy getting the scoop on this Food Dude, beginning with his childhood in Georgia. Students can follow Pemberton's success story from his early days in the Confederate Army to his work in medicine after the Civil War and his invention of Coca-Cola. Pemberton's family life and the sale of his secret recipe are also highlighted. Engaging text familiarizes readers with topics of interest, including...
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Author Biography
Llanas, Sheila Griffin (Author)
Sheila Griffin Llanas is a writer of library-bound informational books for children and teens. She edited her college literary review and received a BA in literature, then an MFA in poetry at the University of Iowa. She taught with Johns Hopkins CTY, a summer program that offers college-type classes to middle grade and high school students. Next, she taught composition at a two-year college. She bagan to write for magazines, clothing catalogs, and educational publishers which lead to becoming a freelance writer. Her first informational children¿s book was Helen of Troy. She has written 30 non-fiction library books for children and teen readers. Her titles also include: Buffaloes, Coyotes, Daniel Radcliffe and Gray Wolves. Some other projects she has written include romantic stories for Woman¿s World, novel reviews for Beyond Her Book, a Publisher¿s Weekly blog, Lands¿ End catalog copy, essays for magazines like Christian Science Monitor, Bead & Button, Wisconsin Trails, and poems for little magazines like APR, Jubilat, Sonora Review, Denver Quarterly.

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