The Story of Benjamin Franklin: Amazing American

The Story of Benjamin Franklin: Amazing American

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Overview

Ben Franklin was an amazing American because he  was:

* a printer and businessman who created Poor Richard's  Almanac

* the inventor of the lightning rod and the Franklin stove

* a community leader who started the first public library in  America

* a statesman who helped to gain our country's freedom from the British

These are only a few ways in which Ben was amazing. This book tells you much more about him.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780440400219
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Publication date: 02/01/1988
Series: Yearling Biography Series
Pages: 96
Sales rank: 628,736
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.24(d)
Lexile: 760L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Margaret Davidson is a prolific author of biographical books for children. Her books for Yearling include The Story of Jackie RobinsonThe Story of Benjamin Franklin, and The Story of Alexander Graham Bell. She has also written for the Scholastic Biography series and Little Apple Nonfiction.

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