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Benjamin Franklin : revolutionary inventor

Author: Maria Mihalik Higgins
Publisher: New York : Sterling, ©2007.
Series: Sterling biographies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English
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An introduction to the life and career of the statesman, inventor, scientist, and printer Benjamin Franklin.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Mihalik Higgins
ISBN: 140273283X 9781402732836 9781402749520 140274952X
OCLC Number: 80461206
Description: 124 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 20 cm.
Contents: Introduction : a man of many legacies --
The roots of greatness --
Ben learns his trade --
A bigger future beckons --
Building bridges in London --
Philadelphia, a perfect fit --
For the good of all mankind --
Healthy, wealthy, and wise --
Sparks of invention --
Trouble with the French and Indians --
An American in London --
Taxation without representation --
Declaring independence --
Life in France --
The printer's story ends.
Series Title: Sterling biographies.
Responsibility: Maria Mihalik Higgins.
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Features images that include documentary photographs, artwork, maps and personal artefacts. Focusing on inventors and innovative thinkers who transformed the world, this book presents first-person  Read more...

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