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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
Title variation
Becoming Ben Franklin
Title variation remainder
how a candle-makers son helped light the flame of liberty
Creator
Author
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
Summary
Introduces the life of Benjamin Franklin, detailing how he left home at age seventeen to go to Philadelphia and went on to become an American icon and distinguished statesman, inventor, and scientist
Award
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2013
  • School Library Journal Best Books: Nonfiction, 2013
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2014
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10181230
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 973.3092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • portraits
Index
index present
LC call number
E302.6.F8
LC item number
F8495 2013
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1170
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 8
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
how a candle-maker's son helped light the flame of liberty
Label
Becoming Ben Franklin : how a candle-maker's son helped light the flame of liberty, Russell Freedman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, pages 78-82, and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
First edition.
Extent
86 pages
Isbn
9780823423743
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012002971
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations--some color, map, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)774867628
Label
Becoming Ben Franklin : how a candle-maker's son helped light the flame of liberty, Russell Freedman
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references, pages 78-82, and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
First edition.
Extent
86 pages
Isbn
9780823423743
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2012002971
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations--some color, map, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)774867628

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