<p>As a young man, Milton Hershey was not afraid to dream big and work hard. Eventually he learned the secret to mass-producing milk chocolate and the recipe that gave it a longer shelf life. He founded a school for those who didn't have access to quality education and an entire town for his employees. Both his chocolate empire and his personal legacy live on today.</p><br /><b>Series Information </b>With straightforward language and illustrations on nearly every page, the Who Was...? series invites kids to explore history by learning about key figures from politics, sports, music, literature, and more. Each book tells the story of a person's life and major accomplishments, and discusses the historic events that shaped his or her world. The books also include timelines, bibliographies, and suggestions for further research.