Reveals how the Scottish immigrant arrived in the United States at the height of the Industrial Revolution, made his fortune by investing in the railroads before using his wealth to fund over 2,500 public libraries around the world.
"On his first day at a brand-new school, David finds himself alone at recess after his classmates race off to their favorite activities. Kids are on the swings, playing soccer and busy with video games. But David has a pocketful of rubber bands for his favorite jump rope game. Can making friends be as easy as a hop, skip, and a jump?"--