Who was Ben Franklin?
Grosset & Dunlap, Feb 18, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 105 pages
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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Review: Who Was Ben Franklin? (Who Was/Is...?)User Review - Emily - Goodreads
Nice primer on BF for young readers. The illustrations are entertaining and often funny, and little tidbits throughout add value (how candles were made, what a Revolutionary soldier wore, etc.). Read full review
Review: Who Was Ben Franklin? (Who Was/Is...?)User Review - Mitch Hieserich - Goodreads
This book was about the life of Ben Franklin. He was many different things in his life. These include being an inventer, author, statesman, and a scientist. I thought this book was very informative ... Read full review