The Remarkable Benjamin Franklin (National Geographic) by Cheryl Harness

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Published by National Geographic Children"s Books .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Inventors,
  • Scientists,
  • Children: Grades 2-3,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Science & Technology,
  • United States,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Biography,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • History - United States/Colonial & Revolutionary,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Political,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Historical,
  • Statesmen,
  • Biography

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages48
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7805782M
ISBN 100792278844
ISBN 109780792278849
OCLC/WorldCa56413101

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Yet this story of his life drags and bores readers. I recommend Benjamin Franklin: A Man of Many Talents from the Time For Kids Biographies series as a much better written and more interesting alternative to The Remarkable Benjamin Franklin/5.

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Harness takes Franklin from a “sick-of-soap-and-candles, sea-hankering boy” to contented, renowned old age, retracing well-traveled territory but slipping in frank acknowledgements that his first son was illegitimate and his other children born of a common-law marriage.

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The Remarkable Benjamin Franklin Author: Cheryl Harness Pages: 48 Publisher/Date: National Geographic/ ISBN: Age Levels: 9 and up. Remarkable Benjamin Franklin; Show Additional Categories Click to open expanded view The back of the book includes a useful timeline that shows important events in Franklin's life as well as other important dates so students can see what else was happening during his time.

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Benjamin Franklin was a printer, publisher, author, inventor, scientist, and diplomat. One of the foremost of the Founding Fathers, he helped draft the Declaration of Independence and was one of its signers, he represented the United States in France during the American Revolution, and he was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention.

The subtitle of Book of Ages, The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin, is what drew me to request this book. Jane was Benjamin Franklin's youngest sister, and as they were close in age they were also close in spirit. This, however, is a cautionary tale about the differences between them, not in intelligence, but in opportunities/5.

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Philosophers think; politicians maneuver. Benjamin Franklin, one of our Founding Fathers, had a lifelong love of books. He acquired them throughout his life, for, as he noted in his autobiography, "From a Child I was fond of Reading, and all the little Money that came into my Hands was ever laid out in Books." Library Thing has catalogued Benjamin.

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