Printed like his almanac this witty and uniquely structured book is filled with snippets of not only Franklin's revered wit, but his life as well. Part Biography, part quotes, part history book, you'll learn all about the various aspects of Ben Franklin's private and public life. Arranged in chronological and topical order, read about his boyhood through his time working with the founders, at which he kept until his death. 120 pages, indexed, hardcover with dust jacket.
Candace Fleming is the acclaimed author of numerous books for children, including Ben Franklin’s Almanac, an ALA Notable Book and an ALA Best Book for Young Adults; as well as Muncha! Muncha! Muncha!; Gabriella’s Song; and When Agnes Caws; all ALA Notable Books. She lives in a suburb of Chicago.