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Benjamin Franklin : writer, inventor, and diplomat / Michael Hesleden.

Hesleden, Michael, author. (Author).
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  • 4 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
APLS-Geneva J 921 FRA (Text) 34207002019041 GJB Available -
Barton Rees Pogue Memorial Public Library - Upland J 973.309 HES HB (Text) 76277000035778 Juvenile NonFiction Available -
Ligonier Public Library - Ligonier j 973.3092 H (Text) 73571200125609 Children's Room Available -
Shelby County Public Library - Morristown J 921 FRANKLIN (Text) 78731000483571 Childrens Room Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781499417845 (library bound : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781499417821 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • ISBN: 9781499417814 (6-pack : alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 24 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : PowerKids Press/Rosen Publishing Group, Inc., [2016]

Content descriptions

General Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Ben's early life -- Becoming a printer and a writer -- Owning a business in Philadelphia -- Creating Poor Richard's Almanac -- Scientific studies -- Many useful inventions -- Helping his community -- Diplomat for the Colonies -- The Declaration of Independence -- A diplomat in France.
Summary, etc.: The biography of this most extraordinary American will inspire students by the diversity of Franklin's talents, interests, and accomplishments. This informational text emphasizes his role as a diplomat wherein his time in France influencing the French court yielded such excellent results that many would say the American Revolution could not have been won without our French allies and Franklin's diplomatic skill.
Target Audience Note: Grades 4-6.
Subject: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 > Juvenile literature.
Statesmen > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Scientists > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Inventors > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Printers > United States > Biography > Juvenile literature.

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