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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: An American Original

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The biography of one of America's most important historical figures

Benjamin Franklin is known as a printer, writer, scientist, inventor, and patriot. Franklin helped write the Declaration of Independence, served as a general in the French-Indian War, and held many other luminary positions. In elegant prose and vibrant pictures, Yona Zeldis McDonough and her mother, renow

Hardcover, 40 pages
Published March 7th 2006 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR) (first published 2006)
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I live in Park Slope, Brooklyn and many of my novels take place here. My favorite thing to do in the nice weather is to troll the stoops sales that dot the 'hood. I was educated at Vassar College and Columbia University, where I studied art history. But I started writing fiction in my 20's and never looked back. I am the author of six novels, 23 books for children and am the editor of two essay co ...more
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