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Benjamin Franklin

3.83  ·  Rating Details  ·  12 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Describes the life and accomplishments of Benjamin Franklin, the American statesman, author, and inventor.
Hardcover, 47 pages
Published January 1st 2002 by Lerner Publications (first published 2001)
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Rachael
This book can be used as part of a unit study on historical figures, or Benjamin Franklin himself, as well as a unit on scientists/inventors.

Because it is a chapter book, I have included the upper grades (for a read-alone book) but it is also fitting to be read to younger grades as a historical study book. Great book for comprehension and connections to self, as well as connections to other historical figues - George Washington Carver, for example, also an inventor who yearned for schooling at a
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Andrea
This book has a lot of good information about Benjamin Franklin. It is a little too detailed for younger children, but older children may get a lot out of it. It has more of a textbook rather than a story book feel.
Ali
Dec 14, 2010 Ali rated it really liked it
Shelves: biography-2
This is a marvelous biography about the great Benjamin Franklin. He invented the lighting rod, the Franklin stove and many many more things.
Mas5thgrade2012
Feb 10, 2012 Mas5thgrade2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: purplerockstar, 5b
i loved this book alot. It was a wonderful book to read!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!<3<3<3<3(:(:(:(:
Kimberly
Dec 27, 2010 Kimberly rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: peeps who need info on ben
Shelves: biographies
Really liked it but way too comic-y for me

guided reading level: N
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