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Benjamin Franklin, founding father and inventor

by Leila Merrell Foster

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Published by Enslow Publishers in Berkeley Heights, NJ .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790.,
    • Statesmen -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Inventors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Scientists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Printers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Statesmen.,
    • Printers.,
    • Scientists.

    • About the Edition

      Discusses the life of the multi-talented American who was a scientist and an inventor, a writer and a printer, as well as playing an influential role in the early history of the United States.

      Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 119-123) and index.

      StatementLeila Merrell Foster.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      SeriesHistorical American biographies
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE302.6.F8 F724 1997b
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p. :
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3287084M
      ISBN 100894907840
      LC Control Number2003682035

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