A Biography of Benjamin Franklin

A Biography of Benjamin Franklin

Issue 65

eBook - 2013
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Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, musician, inventor, satirist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. He invented the lightning rod, bifocals, the Franklin stove, a carriage odometer, and the glass 'armonica'. He formed both the first public lending library in America and the first fire department in Pennsylvania. Beautifully illustrated, this classic tale will capture children's interest and spark their imagination inspiring a lifelong love of literature and reading.
Publisher: [United States] : Trajectory, Inc. : Made available through hoopla, 2013
ISBN: 1620280744 (electronic bk.)
9781620280744 (electronic bk.)
Branch Call Number: eBOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: hoopla digital
Alternative Title: Benjamin Franklin

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