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In this engaging biography, readers will learn about the developer of the Monopoly board game, Charles B. Darrow. Follow the story of Darrow as he develops Monopoly from its roots as a tool to demonstrate the benefits of single tax through its evolution to the game we know today. Along the way readers will learn how Monopoly helped prisoners of war escape during World War II 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.