Magic Ramen: The Story of Momofuku Ando

Wang, A.
At the end of WWII, people in Japan were starving and struggling to find and afford food. One man – Momofuku Ando – sought to create a fast, inexpensive, nutritious food to feed the people. Despite a number of failures, he never gave up and persevered until he created the legendary instant ramen. His unwavering commitment to find an affordable, nutritious food source explores people’s capacity for resilience, empathy, innovation, and impact. This picture book, with child-friendly language and vivid illustrations, can facilitate discussion of the importance of persistence, hard work, innovation, goal setting, and how a single dedicated person can have a significant impact on the world.
ARC-BC, Novel
Career Education
  • 2-5

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