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Becoming Ben Franklin : how a candle-maker's son helped light the flame of liberty, Russell Freedman

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Becoming Ben Franklin : how a candle-maker's son helped light the flame of liberty
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Becoming Ben Franklin
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how a candle-maker's son helped light the flame of liberty
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Russell Freedman
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eng
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An introduction to the life of young Benjamin Franklin describes how, as a rebellious teen in 1732, he ran away from his family and a Boston apprenticeship to Philadelphia, and how throughout subsequent decades he rose to become a distinguished statesman, renowned author and world-famous scientist
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Title
Becoming Ben Franklin
Creator
Summary
Introduces the life of Benjamin Franklin, detailing how he left home at age seventeen to go to Philadelphia and went on to become an American icon and distinguished statesman, inventor, and scientist
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  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2013
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Nonfiction, 2013
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2014
Biography type
individual biography
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DLC
Dewey number
  • 973.3092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E302.6.F8
LC item number
F8495 2013
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1170
Literary form
non fiction
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  • 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Target audience
juvenile
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Russell Freedman
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how a candle-makers son helped light the flame of liberty
Becoming Ben Franklin : how a candle-maker's son helped light the flame of liberty, Russell Freedman
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Becoming Ben Franklin : how a candle-maker's son helped light the flame of liberty, Russell Freedman
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 78-82) and index
Contents
The runaway apprentice -- Benjamin Franklin of Philadelphia, printer -- Snatching lightning from the sky -- Borrowing an idea from the Iroquois -- Dr. Fatsides in the mother country -- Becoming a rebel -- Declaring independence -- An American in Paris -- A useful life -- Timeline
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ocn774867628
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Dimensions
24 x 28 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
86 p.
Isbn
9780823423743
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012002971
Other physical details
col. ill.

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