Who Was Benjamin Franklin?
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Who Was Benjamin Franklin?  -     By: Dennis Fradin, John O'Brien

Who Was Benjamin Franklin?

Grosset & Dunlap / 2002 / Paperback

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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.

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Title: Who Was Benjamin Franklin?
By: Dennis Fradin, John O'Brien
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 112
Vendor: Grosset & Dunlap
Publication Date: 2002
Dimensions: 7.13 X 5.13 X 0.25 (inches)
Weight: 4 ounces
ISBN: 0448424959
ISBN-13: 9780448424958
UPC: 9780448424958
Ages: 8-12
Series: Who Was...?
Stock No: WW24959

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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.

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The author of more than 225 children's and young adult non-fiction books, Dennis Brindell Fradin was the winner of many awards, including the Flora Steiglitz Straus best non-fiction book of the year, two Carter Woodson awards, a Golden Kite honor plaque, and three Society of Midland Authors Best Book prizes, Dennis prided himself on writing graceful, readable prose for young people.  A born storyteller, the decade he spent as a second-grade teacher helped him perfect his fluid style of writing for children.

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