Synopses & Reviews
Ben Franklin was an amasing American because he was:
* a printer and businessman who created Poor Richard's Almanac
* the inventor of the lightining 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 British
These are only a few ways in which Ben was amazing. This book tells you much more about him.
The seventh of eight titles in the Yearling Biographies series features the son of a Boston candle maker who became a scientist, writer, statesman, newspapaer man, diplomat, and philosopher, among other things.