Becoming Ben Franklin : how a candle-maker's son helped light the flame of liberty / Russell Freedman.
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|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Ohio Twp PL - Bell Road Library||J 921 FRA (Text)||39206020831622||J Biography||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780823423743 (hardcover)
- ISBN: 0823423743 (hardcover)
- Physical Description: 86 pages. : col. ill. ; 24 x 28 cm.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: New York : Holiday House, c2013.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:|| Includes bibliographical references (p. 78-82) and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| 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 -- Timeline.
|Summary, etc.:|| 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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