By Betty Burford. Milton Hershey loved candy. As a boy in the 1860s, he saved his hard-earned pennies for the candy store. When Milton was thirteen, he went off to learn candy making. He discovered that he had a gift for making delicious treats. But only after years of creating candies did Milton make it big with ‘Crystal A Caramels’. After that he decided to try chocolate. Readers will delight in the story behind Hershey’s mouth-watering world of candy. Ages 7-9. 63 pages; paperback; Lerner Publishing.