Ben Franklin

Inventing America

Ben Franklin Inventing America
Format: Paperback / softback, 208 Pages
ISBN: 9780760352281
Publisher: Young Voyageur
Series: 833
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A classic biography of Benjamin Franklin for young readers in a new, illustrated edition.

Benjamin Franklin was a true American original -- an accomplished scientist, athlete, inventor, writer, statesman, diplomat, printer, and philosopher. This classic biography by eminent historian and Pulitzer Prize winner Thomas Fleming paints a lively portrait of Franklin, a self-made man blessed with talent and immense curiosity about the world around him. With charm, humor, and a keen understanding of human nature, Franklin guided the American colonies to independence and nationhood. His remarkable career will inspire readers of all ages.

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Thomas Fleming is an eminent historian and Pulitzer Prize winning author of more than 40 books. He is the only author ever to have won main selections for the Book-of-the-Month Club in both fiction and nonfiction categories.

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Format: Paperback / softback, 208 Pages
ISBN: 9780760352281
Illustrations: 35 color & 10 b-w photos
Size: 5.515 in x 8.27 in x 0.326 in / 140.08 mm x 210.06 mm x 8.27 mm
Age Range: 9-14 years