Now & Ben: the modern inventions of Benjamin Franklin

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Publisher:
Henry Holt and Co.,
Pub. Date:
2006.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
Description

The inventions and inspiration of Benjamin Franklin and how they've stood the test of time

What would you do if you lived in a community without a library, hospital, post office, or fire department? If you were Benjamin Franklin, you'd set up these organizations yourself. Franklin also designed the lightning rod, suggested the idea of daylight savings time, and invented bifocals-all inspired by his common sense and intelligence. In this informative book, Gene Barretta brings Benjamin Franklin's genius to life, deepening our appreciation for one of the most influential figures in American history.

Now & Ben is a 2007 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

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ISBN:
9780312535698
9781415664230
9780606151450
9780805079173
Reading Level:
LG
Level 5.1, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
640L
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subject_facet Franklin, Benjamin, -- 1706-1790, Inventions -- History, Inventions -- United States -- History -- Juvenile literature, Inventions -- United States. -- History, Inventors, Inventors -- United States, Inventors -- United States -- Juvenile literature
title_display Now & Ben : the modern inventions of Benjamin Franklin
title_full Now & Ben : the modern inventions of Benjamin Franklin / Gene Barretta
title_short Now & Ben :
title_sub the modern inventions of Benjamin Franklin
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