From the Series Great Leaders and Events
A classic biography of Benjamin Franklin for young readers in a new, illustrated edition. Benjamin Franklin was a true American original—an accomplished scientist, athlete, inventor, writer, statesman, diplomat, printer, and philosopher. This classic biography by eminent historian and Pulitzer Prize winner Thomas Fleming paints a lively portrait of Franklin, a self-made man blessed with talent and immense curiosity about the world around him. With charm, humor, and a keen understanding of human nature, Franklin guided the American colonies to independence and nationhood. His remarkable career will inspire readers of all ages.
Kids will learn about the lives of famous historical figures and famous events in history through compelling stories paired with fresh illustrated images, timelines, and fact boxes. The theme of “American Leaders” connects these debut titles, where the lives of some of the greatest American heroes are recounted.
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|Publisher||Quarto Publishing Group USA|
|Imprint||Voyageur Press — Quarto Library|
|Number of Pages||208|
Author: Thomas Fleming
Thomas Fleming is an eminent historian and Pulitzer Prize winning author of more than 40 books. He is the only author ever to have won main selections for the Book-of-the-Month Club in both fiction and nonfiction categories.