Becoming Ben Franklin: How a Candle-Maker's Son Helped Light the Flame of Liberty

Author:   Russell Freedman
Publisher:   Holiday House Inc
ISBN:  

9780823449453


Pages:   96
Publication Date:   17 August 2021
Recommended Age:   From 10 years
Format:   Paperback
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Becoming Ben Franklin: How a Candle-Maker's Son Helped Light the Flame of Liberty


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In 1723 Ben Franklin arrived in Philadelphia as a poor and friendless seventeen-year-old who had run away from his family and an apprenticeship in Boston. Sixty-two years later he stepped ashore in nearly the same spot but was greeted by cannons, bells, and a cheering crowd, now a distinguished statesman, renowned author, and world-famous scientist. Freedman's riveting story of how a rebellious apprentice became an American icon comes in an elegantly designed book filled with art and includes a timeline, source notes, bibliography, and index

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Author:   Russell Freedman
Publisher:   Holiday House Inc
Imprint:   Holiday House Inc
Dimensions:   Width: 26.70cm , Height: 0.70cm , Length: 22.90cm
Weight:   0.408kg
ISBN:  

9780823449453


ISBN 10:   0823449459
Pages:   96
Publication Date:   17 August 2021
Recommended Age:   From 10 years
Audience:   Children/juvenile ,  Children / Juvenile
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   To order   Availability explained
Stock availability from the supplier is unknown. We will order it for you and ship this item to you once it is received by us.

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Russell Freedman is well known for his riveting biographies and masterful accounts of the history of the United States. One of the most honored writers for children, Russell Freedman has been honored with the Newbery Medal, three Newbery Honor Medals, the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, the May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Award, and a National Humanities Medal. He travels widely but makes his home in New York City.

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