What s the Big Idea Ben Franklin

Author: Jean Fritz
Publisher: Turtleback
ISBN: 9780881035544
Format: PDF, ePub
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A brief biography of the 18th-century printer, inventor, and statesman who played an influential role in the early history of the United States.

What s the Big Idea Ben Franklin

Author: Jean Fritz
Publisher: Perfection Learning Prebound
ISBN: 9780812405811
Format: PDF
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A brief biography of the 18th-century printer, inventor, and statesman who played an influential role in the early history of the United States.

Who Was Ben Franklin

Author: Dennis Brindell Fradin
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101640081
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Ben Franklin was the scientist who, with the help of a kite, discovered that lightning is electricity. He was also a statesman, an inventor, a printer, and an author-a man of such amazingly varied talents that some people claimed he had magical powers! Full of all the details kids will want to know, the true story of Benjamin Franklin is by turns sad and funny, but always honest and awe-inspiring. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Ben Franklin and the Magic Squares

Author: Frank Murphy
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 0385374615
Format: PDF, ePub
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A funny, entertaining introduction to Ben Franklin and his many inventions, including the story of how he created the "magic square." A magic square is a box of nine numbers arranged so that any line of three numbers adds up to the same number, including on the diagonal! Teachers and kids will love finding out about this popular teaching tool that is still used in elementary schools today!

Ben Franklin s Big Splash

Author: Barb Rosenstock
Publisher: Calkins Creek
ISBN: 9781620914465
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Retells the story of the famous thinker's first invention as a young Ben Franklin, troubled by the fact that fish swim better than he does, tries to invent a way to swim more fluidly.

Benjamin Franklin American Genius

Author: Brandon Marie Miller
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
ISBN: 1613741308
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Tells the rich story of one of America's most celebrated Founding Fathers. Features his original writings and hands-on activities from his era, a time line, glossary, Web and travel resources, and reading list for further study.

How Ben Franklin Stole the Lightning

Author: Rosalyn Schanzer
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0688169937
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Ben Franklin was the most famous American in the entire world during colonial times. No wonder! After all, the man could do just about anything. Why, he was an author and an athlete and a patriot and a scientist and an inventor to boot. He even found a way to steal the lightning right out of the sky. Is such a thing possible? Is it. Take a look inside and find Ben busy at work on every spread. 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.