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The Amazing Life of Benjamin Franklin

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Now available in paperback for the first time, James Cross Giblin and Michael Dooling tell the story of the man known as the "wisest American."

Benjamin Franklin was one of seventeen children, and the youngest of 10 sons. To help out with the family, he was put to work when he was 10 years old in his father's candle and soap-making shop. Ben hated making soap and candles. Since he was smart and a good speller and he loved to read, he later went to work in his brother's print shop as an apprentice. He read book after book, and soon began to write himself. By 18, he moved to Philadelphia where he eventually openend his own print shop. By age 28 he published "Poor Richard's Almanac," a best seller in Colonial America.

Synopsis:

A biography of the 18th-century printer, inventor, and statesman who played an influential role in the early history of the United States. Full-color illustrations.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780439810654
Author:
Dooling, Michael
Publisher:
Scholastic Paperbacks
Illustrator:
Dooling, Michael
Author:
Dooling, Michael
Author:
Giblin, James
Subject:
Historical
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Historical
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Political
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Science & Technology
Subject:
Inventors
Subject:
Children's 4-8 - Biography / Autobiography
Subject:
Statesmen
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography : Political
Subject:
Scientists
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Subject:
General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Publication Date:
20060131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 4 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
YES
Pages:
48
Dimensions:
10 x 9 in
Age Level:
04-08

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