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Discover the inspiring story of Augustus Jackson, an African American entrepreneur who is known as “the father of ice cream.” After working in the White House as a cook, Gus headed back home to Philadelphia, and in 1830, he opened his very own ice cream parlor. He devised a way to keep the ice cream frozen so that it could be shipped and sold to other businesses. Back matter includesan afterword, a list of sources, and an easy-to-follow recipe so readers can make their own delicious ice cream!