How Ben Franklin Stole The Lightning

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ISBN: 9780688169947
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Focuses on Benjamin Franklin's role as an inventor of whimsical gadgets and practical contraptions, with an emphasis on his experiment of flying a kite during a rainstorm.

How Ben Franklin Stole The Lightning

Author: Rosalyn Schanzer
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0688169937
Size: 44.67 MB
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Then find out how he used his discovery about lightning to make people's lives safer. In an inventive way, Rosalyn Schanzer brings us a brilliant and ever-curious American original.

How Ben Franklin Stole The Lightning

Author: Rosalyn Schanzer
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780688169930
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Then find out how he used his discovery about lightning to make people's lives safer. In an inventive way, Rosalyn Schanzer brings us a brilliant and ever-curious American original.

Stealing God S Thunder

Author: Philip Dray
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781588364616
Size: 33.40 MB
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In Stealing God’s Thunder, the story of Benjamin Franklin’s invention of the lightening rod and the resulting consequences, that sense of wonder and excitement and even fear comes beautifully to life.

The Remarkable Benjamin Franklin

Author: Cheryl Harness
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426302978
Size: 56.51 MB
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Presents a life of the American statesman who was a diplomat, postmaster, inventor, and revolutionary and played an integral part in the founding of the nation through his great writings and communication skills.

Becoming Ben Franklin

Author: Russell Freedman
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ISBN: 9780823423743
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Introduces the life of Benjamin Franklin, detailing how he left home at age seventeen to go to Philadelphia and went on to become an American icon and distinguished statesman, inventor, and scientist.

Mesmerized

Author: Mara Rockliff
Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
ISBN: 9780763663513
Size: 63.92 MB
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A whimsical depiction of a true moment in history describes how the innovative American Founding Father used the scientific method to discern the practices of a famous Parisian magician.

Benjamin Franklin S Numbers

Author: Paul C. Pasles
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 9780691129563
Size: 27.97 MB
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Written for a general audience, this book assumes no technical skills beyond basic arithmetic.

John Smith Escapes Again

Author: Rosalyn Schanzer
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9780792259305
Size: 52.81 MB
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Presents the adventures of international explorer John Smith, a soldier who made several daring escapes from Turks and American Indians, helped save Jamestown, the first English colony, and wrote stories of colonial America.

Gold Fever

Author: Rosalyn Schanzer
Publisher: National Geographic Books
ISBN: 9781426300400
Size: 32.71 MB
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Find out what the gold diggers did with their brand-new wealth. Listen to the tales of the prospectors, the men and the women, the good and the bad, the winners and the losers. Join in the gold fever!