In this engaging biography, readers will learn about the builder of board games, Milton Bradley. Follow the story from Bradley’s childhood, his early entrepreneurial work creating and selling stationery, his drafting education at Harvard, his first business creating and selling lithographs, and how these experiences came together when he formed the Milton Bradley Company and created the Game of Life. Bradley’s family, retirement, and work producing educational materials to support the new movement in education called kindergarten are included. Sidebars, historic photos, and a glossary enhance readers’ understanding of this topic. Additional features include a table of contents, an index, a timeline and fun facts. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.