Who was Ben Franklin?

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Grosset & Dunlap, Feb 18, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 105 pages
29 Reviews
Ben Franklin was the scientist who, with the help of a kite, discovered that lightning is electricity. He was also a statesman, an inventor, a printer, and an author-a man of such amazingly varied talents that some people claimed he had magical powers! Full of all the details kids will want to know, the true story of Benjamin Franklin is by turns sad and funny, but always honest and awe-inspiring.

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User Review  - Nathaniel Mckenzie - Goodreads

He almost started swimming lessons in London. But then he decided he wouldn't. Read full review

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I learned a lot while reading this book. He was a scientist who discovered the nature of lightning. Ben was also a founder father of the USA. Read full review

Contents

Who Was Ben Franklin?
Runaway 23
Doing Good 48
Copyright

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About the author (2002)

Dennis Brindell Fradin is the author of many books for young readers, including the well-received SAMUEL ADAMS: THE FATHER OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE and, with coauthor and wife Judith Bloom Fradin, IDA B. WELLS: MOTHER OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT. He lives in Evanston, Illinois.