DK Biography: Benjamin Franklin

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Filled with archival photographs and amazing fact boxes, this groundbreaking series introduces young readers to some of history's most interesting and influential characters.

DK Biography: Benjamin Franklin tells the story of the famous statesman's remarkable life, from his early childhood and upbringing through his scientific experiments, his politically active years in the U.S. and France, to his death and ...

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Overview

Filled with archival photographs and amazing fact boxes, this groundbreaking series introduces young readers to some of history's most interesting and influential characters.

DK Biography: Benjamin Franklin tells the story of the famous statesman's remarkable life, from his early childhood and upbringing through his scientific experiments, his politically active years in the U.S. and France, to his death and legacy.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780756635282
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/17/2007
  • Series: DK Biography Series
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 155,952
  • Age range: 10 - 17 Years
  • Lexile: 1010L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.13 (w) x 7.72 (h) x 0.36 (d)

Table of Contents


A Boyhood in Boston     6
The Young Apprentice     14
Journeyman Printer     24
Getting Down to Business     34
Ideas and Inventions     48
Inspired Impulses     56
Going Abroad     66
Back to England     74
Fighting a War     86
The Toast of Paris     98
Home at Last     108
Final Years and Legacy     118
Timeline     122
Bibliography     124
For Further Study     125
Index     126
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  • Posted January 1, 2012

    Very highly recommended for young readers

    Great book in a great series for young readers. Good for youngsters in grades 1 -3 or 4 depending on individual child's reading ability. DS.

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