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The Resource Becoming Ben Franklin : how a candle-maker's son helped light the flame of liberty, Russell Freedman

Becoming Ben Franklin : how a candle-maker's son helped light the flame of liberty, Russell Freedman

Label
Becoming Ben Franklin : how a candle-maker's son helped light the flame of liberty
Title
Becoming Ben Franklin
Title remainder
how a candle-maker's son helped light the flame of liberty
Statement of responsibility
Russell Freedman
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An introduction to the life of young Benjamin Franklin describes how, as a rebellious teen in 1732, he ran away from his family and a Boston apprenticeship to Philadelphia, and how throughout subsequent decades he rose to become a distinguished statesman, renowned author and world-famous scientist
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Freedman, Russell
Dewey number
  • 973.3092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E302.6.F8
LC item number
F8495 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Statesmen
  • Inventors
  • Scientists
  • Printers
  • Statesmen
  • Inventors
  • Scientists
  • Printers
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Becoming Ben Franklin : how a candle-maker's son helped light the flame of liberty, Russell Freedman
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 78-82) and index
Contents
The runaway apprentice -- Benjamin Franklin of Philadelphia, printer -- Snatching lightning from the sky -- Borrowing an idea from the Iroquois -- Dr. Fatsides in the mother country -- Becoming a rebel -- Declaring independence -- An American in Paris -- A useful life -- Timeline
Dimensions
24 x 28 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
86 p.
Isbn
9780823423743
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012002971
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • ocn774867628
  • (OCoLC)774867628
Label
Becoming Ben Franklin : how a candle-maker's son helped light the flame of liberty, Russell Freedman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 78-82) and index
Contents
The runaway apprentice -- Benjamin Franklin of Philadelphia, printer -- Snatching lightning from the sky -- Borrowing an idea from the Iroquois -- Dr. Fatsides in the mother country -- Becoming a rebel -- Declaring independence -- An American in Paris -- A useful life -- Timeline
Dimensions
24 x 28 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
86 p.
Isbn
9780823423743
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012002971
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • ocn774867628
  • (OCoLC)774867628

Library Locations

    • Joe A. Guerra, Laredo Public Library – MainBorrow it
      1120 E. Calton Road, Laredo, TX, 78041, US
      27.5416154 -99.4826071
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