Benjamin Franklin

Jr. Graphic Founding Fathers

Benjamin Franklin is among one of the most well known founding fathers, yet he was never the President of the United States. Benjamin Franklin was a noted author, printer, postmaster, politician, philosopher, inventor, scientist, and diplomat, among other career highlights and talents. His inventions include bifocals, the potbellied stove, and the lightning rod. He is best known for his experiments with electricity involving a kite and a metal key. In politics, Franklin was the only Founding Father to sign all four of the major documents that contributed to the founding of the United States. He signed the Declaration of Independence, the Treaty of Paris, the Treaty of Alliance with France, and the U.S. Constitution. Readers will enjoy discovering more about this unique and influential man through this exciting, graphic retelling of his life.

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ISBN: 978-1-4488-7990-8
Author: Jane H. Gould
Copyright: 2013
Reading Level: Grades 2-3
Interest Level: Grades 3-6
Lexile: 625L
Dimensions: 6 1/2" x 10"