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Ben Franklin's big splash : the mostly true story of his first invention

Author: Barb Rosenstock; S D Schindler
Publisher: Boyds Mills Pr, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Retells the story of the famous thinker's first invention as a young Ben Franklin, troubled by the fact that fish swim better than he does, tries to invent a way to swim more fluidly.
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Genre/Form: Biographical fiction
Picture books for children
Juvenile literature
Fiction
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barb Rosenstock; S D Schindler
ISBN: 9781620914465 : SAL 1620914468 : SAL
OCLC Number: 891155789
Awards: Commended for Jefferson Cup (Younger Readers) 2015
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Responsibility: Barb Rosenstock ; illustrated by S.D. Schindler.

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Retells the story of the famous thinker's first invention as a young Ben Franklin, troubled by the fact that fish swim better than he does, tries to invent a way to swim more fluidly.

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