His is one of the most famous faces in our history. We see his image on coins, notes, souvenirs, and logos. But how well do we know Benjamin Franklin, famous politician, statesman, writer, activist, and inventor? Take a fresh look at the man behind the genius. Find out the real story behind this legendary founding father, and discover how Franklin’s shrewd and farsighted intellect helped shape America into a modern model of democracy.
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Pamela Rushby is the award-winning author of National Geographic’s Ben Franklin: Printer, Author, Inventor, Politician, as well as of the Science Chapters Mysteries of the Fossil Dig: How Paleontologists Learn about Dinosaurs and Discovering SuperCroc. A former advertising copywriter and preschool teacher, she lives… More about Pamela Rushby
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Published by National Geographic Children’s Books Oct 09, 2007| 48 Pages| 5-1/8 x 7-5/8| 6-9 years| ISBN 9781426301919