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Who Was Ben Franklin?
Contributor(s): Fraden, Dennis Brindell (Author), Who Hq (Author), O'Brien, John (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0448424959     ISBN-13: 9780448424958
Publisher: Penguin Workshop
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: February 2002

Annotation: Full of the details kids want to know, the true story of Ben Franklin is by turns funny and sad, but always honest and inspiring. Illustrations.

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Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography - Historical
- Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography - Political
- Juvenile Nonfiction | History - United States - Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
Dewey: 973.309
LCCN: 2002280612
Age Level: 8-11
Grade Level: 3-6
Lexile Measure: 600(Not Available)
Series: Who Was...?
Physical Information: 0.28" H x 5.68" W x 7.2" L (0.26 lbs) 112 pages
- Theometrics - Secular
- Chronological Period - 18th Century
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Maps, Price on Product, Table of Contents
Review Citations: Kirkus Review - Children 12/15/2001 pg. 1758
Booklist 03/01/2002 pg. 1132
School Library Journal 03/01/2002 pg. 212
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2002 pg. 463 - Recommended, Satisfactory
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2002 pg. 463 - Recommended, Satisfactory
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 57659
Reading Level: 4.4   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 1.0
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Publisher Description:
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.
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