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Who Was Ben Franklin?

Dennis Brindell Fradin (Author)

Reading Level: Ages 9 and up

Availability: In stock

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Illustrator: Nancy Harrison, John O'Brien

Paperback: 112 pages

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap

Language: English

ISBN: 9780448424958

Shipping Weight: 4 ounces

Product Dimensions: 7.2 x 5.7 x .3 inches

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Ben Franklin was the scientist who, with the help of a kite, discovered that lightning is electricity. He was also a statesman, an inventor, a printer, and an author-a man of such amazingly varied talents that some people claimed he had magical powers! Full of all the details kids will want to know, the true story of Benjamin Franklin is by turns sad and funny, but always honest and awe-inspiring.

This is a fantastic series of illustrated biographies for young readers featuring significant historical figures, including artists, scientists, and world leaders. Exposure your kids (and yourself!) to the fascinating universe of nonfiction. Start growing the scaffolding of cultural literacy with these tales of interesting people from history.