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Ben Franklin thinks big /

by Keenan, Sheila [author.]; Mazali, Gustavo [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: I can read book: Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]Edition: First edition.Description: 25 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780062432643; 0062432648.Subject(s): Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 -- Juvenile literature | Statesmen -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Scientists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Inventors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Printers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature | Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 | Statesmen | Scientists | Inventors | PrintersSummary: Introduces the life and accomplishments of the statesman, scientist, inventor, and Founding Father of the United States.
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<p>The life of Ben Franklin, a key leader in the founding of the United States, is introduced in this early reader biography.</p> <p>Ben Franklin was a famous inventor, statesman, and writer who helped the thirteen colonies become the United States. From inventing the lightning rod to helping write the Declaration of Independence, his big ideas had a lasting impact on American history.</p> <p>Beginning readers will learn about the milestones in Ben Franklin's life in this Level Two I Can Read biography. This biography includes bonus materials, complete with a timeline and historical illustrations, including Franklin's electrical machine invention and his leaf print money that couldn't be counterfeited.</p> <p>Ben Franklin Thinks Big is a Level Two I Can Read, geared for kids who read on their own but still need a little help.</p>

Introduces the life and accomplishments of the statesman, scientist, inventor, and Founding Father of the United States.

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Horn Book Review

This beginning-reader biography of Ben Franklin provides a friendly and inviting look at his life. Mazali's engaging cartoonlike illustrations accompany descriptions of Franklin's major accomplishments and inventions in text appropriately leveled "for developing readers." Back matter highlights primary sources, portraits, and inventions. Timeline. (c) Copyright 2019. The Horn Book, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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