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Becoming Ben Franklin

How A Candle-maker's Son Helped Light The Flame Of Liberty

By Russell Freedman

In 1723 Ben Franklin arrived in Philadelphia as a poor and friendless seventeen-year-old who had run away from his family and an apprenticeship in Boston. Sixty-two years later he stepped ashore in nearly the same spot but was greeted by cannons, bells, and a cheering crowd, now a distinguished statesman, renowned author, and world-famous scientist. Freedman's riveting story of how a rebellious apprentice became an American icon comes in an elegantly designed book filled with art and includes a timeline, source notes, bibliography, and index

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9780823423743


Format: Book
Author: Freedman, Russell
Title: Becoming Ben Franklin : how a candle-maker's son helped light the flame of liberty / Russell Freedman.
Publisher Date: New York : Holiday House, c2013.
Subject: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 -- Juvenile literature. Statesmen -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature Inventors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature Scientists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature Printers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Isbn: 9780823423743 (hbk.) 0823423743 (hbk.)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 7
System Items Total: 8
Call Number: CB Franklin
Oclc: 774867628
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Bib Id: 424640

Format: Book
Author: Freedman, Russell
Title: Becoming Ben Franklin : how a candle-maker's son helped light the flame of liberty / Russell Freedman.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : Holiday House, c2013.
Description: 86 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 24 x 28 cm.
Subjects: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 -- Juvenile literature.
Subjects: Statesmen -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Subjects: Inventors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Subjects: Scientists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Subjects: Printers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
LCCN: 2012002971
ISBN: 9780823423743 (hbk.)
ISBN: 0823423743 (hbk.)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 7
Total Copies: 8
Call Number: CB Franklin