A Picture Book of Benjamin Franklin

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A Picture Book of Benjamin Franklin

Writer, printer, scientist, inventor, statesman, and youngest son in a family of seventeen children, Benjamin Franklin is considered one of our greatest Americans. Supported by colorful illustrations, Adler's biography brings to life one of America's founding fathers, Benjamin Franklin. Adler highlights Franklin's stunning accomplishments and his day-to-day life from his time as a young boy in Boston, Massachusetts through his role as the oldest delegate to the Constitutional Congress at the age of 81. A lifelong book lover and printer, Franklin poularized famous sayings like "haste makes waste" and "early to bed, early to rise, makes a man healthy, wealthy, and wise" in his annual Poor Richard's Almanack. An energetic inventor and public servant, he created the Franklin stove and bifocal glasses and established the first lending library and hospital in America. Young readers looking for insight into one of America's greatest founders, will find inspiration while gaining understanding and appreciation of US colonial history.

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A Picture Book of Benjamin Franklin
Language: en
Pages: 32
Authors: David A. Adler
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-08-22 - Publisher: Holiday House

Writer, printer, scientist, inventor, statesman, and youngest son in a family of seventeen children, Benjamin Franklin is considered one of our greatest Americans. Supported by colorful illustrations, Adler's biography brings to life one of America's founding fathers, Benjamin Franklin. Adler highlights Franklin's stunning accomplishments and his day-to-day life from his
A Picture Book of George Washington
Language: en
Pages: 32
Authors: David A. Adler
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-07-01 - Publisher: Holiday House

The life and legacy of our nation's first president, also known as commander of the Continental Army, husband to Martha, and an avid farmer and equestrian. Over two hundred years after his death, George Washington remains one of the most studied figures in American history. This clear and concise picture
Literature Connections to American History, K-6
Language: en
Pages: 542
Authors: Lynda G. Adamson
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: ABC-CLIO

Provides annotated entries for historical fiction titles, biographies, and multimedia items produced since 1990 which received at least one favorable review
Appalachian ChildrenÕs Literature
Language: en
Pages: 355
Authors: Lynda G. Adamson
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-10-15 - Publisher: McFarland

This comprehensive bibliography includes books written about or set in Appalachia from the 18th century to the present. Titles represent the entire region as defined by the Appalachian Regional Commission, including portions of 13 states stretching from southern New York to northern Mississippi. The bibliography is arranged in alphabetical order
Rethinking Popular Culture and Media
Language: en
Pages: 340
Authors: Elizabeth Marshall, Ozlem Sensoy
Categories: Education
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher: Rethinking Schools

A provocative collection of articles that begins with the idea that the "popular" in classrooms and in the everyday lives of teachers and students is fundamentally political. This anthology includes articles by elementary and secondary public school teachers, scholars and activists who examine how and what popular toys, books, films,