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Title:
The story of Benjamin Franklin : amazing American
Author:
Davidson, Margaret, 1936-
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Publication Information:
Milwaukee : Gareth Stevens Pub., 1997.
Physical Description:
102 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Describes the life and many notable accomplishments of the American printer, businessman, inventor, community leader, and statesman.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
760 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.2 2.0 16301.

Reading Counts RC 3-5 3.3 3 Quiz: 10963 Guided reading level: O.
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ISBN:
9780836814750
Format :
Book

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Eggertsville-Snyder Library E302.6.F8 D233 1997 Juvenile Non-Fiction Biography
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Biographies of inspirational role models are a critical resource for children. In the Famous Lives series we emphasize accessibility and thoroughness. These highly readable volumes trace each subject's early years, the events that shaped their beliefs and adult lives, and how they conducted themselves after winning recognition. It is the complete story, especially the formation of strong beliefs and goals in each person's early years, that provides the guidance and example children need. Each book exceeds 100 pages, making them ideal references as well as inspirational works.


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Gr. 3-6. Franklin's active, inventive mind, overwhelming curiosity, and practical approach all contributed to his success as a businessman, printer, scientist, inventor, diplomat, and statesman. Davidson addresses the man's many talents in this engaging account. PW. 973.3 (B) Franklin, Benjamin / U.S.-History-Revolution, 1775-1783-Biography


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