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Becoming Ben Franklin

How A Candle-maker's Son Helped Light the Flame of Liberty
Freedman, Russell (Book - 2013)
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Becoming Ben Franklin
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An introduction to the life of young Benjamin Franklin describes how, as a rebellious teen in 1732, he ran away from his family and a Boston apprenticeship to Philadelphia, and how throughout subsequent decades he rose to become a distinguished statesman, renowned author and world-famous scientist.
Authors: Freedman, Russell
Title: Becoming Ben Franklin
how a candle-maker's son helped light the flame of liberty
Publisher: New York : Holiday House, c2013
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 86 p. :,col. ill. ;,24 x 28 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Russell Freedman
Contents: The runaway apprentice
Benjamin Franklin of Philadelphia, printer
Snatching lightning from the sky
Borrowing an idea from the Iroquois
Dr. Fatsides in the mother country
Becoming a rebel
Declaring independence
An American in Paris
A useful life
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Summary: An introduction to the life of young Benjamin Franklin describes how, as a rebellious teen in 1732, he ran away from his family and a Boston apprenticeship to Philadelphia, and how throughout subsequent decades he rose to become a distinguished statesman, renowned author and world-famous scientist.
ISBN: 0823423743
9780823423743
Branch Call Number: j B-F831fb 2013
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references (p. 78-82) and index
Subject Headings: Printers United States Biography Juvenile literature Scientists United States Biography Juvenile literature Inventors United States Biography Juvenile literature Statesmen United States Biography Juvenile literature Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 Juvenile literature
Topical Term: Printers
Scientists
Inventors
Statesmen
LCCN: 2012002971
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An introduction to the life of young Benjamin Franklin describes how, as a rebellious teen in 1732, he ran away from his family and a Boston apprenticeship to Philadelphia, and how throughout subsequent decades he rose to become a distinguished statesman, renowned author and world-famous scientist.


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