What's the Big Idea, Ben Franklin? (Paperback)

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    Acclaimed biographer, Jean Fritz, was born in China where she lived until the age of thirteen. She tells her story inHomesick, My Own Story, a Newbery Honor Book.
    Ms Fritz is the author of forty-five books for children and young people. Many center on historical American figures, gaining her a reputation as the premier author of biographies for children and young people.
    Among the prestigious awards Ms. Fritz has garnered are: a medal from the National Endowment for the Humanities, a May Hill Arbuthnot Lecture, a Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, an American Book Award, a Christopher Award, a Boston Globe-Horn Book Non-Fiction Award, a New York Times Notable Book of the Year, and many ALA Notable Books of the Year,School Library Journal Best Books of the Year, and ALA Booklist Editors’ Choice Awards.

    No matter how busy he was, Ben Franklin always found time to try out new ideas and he was also a man of many talents. He was also an ambassador to England, a printer, an almanac maker, a politician, and even a vegetarian (for a time).


    ISBN 9780698113725
    Genre JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Historical
    Genre Detail Juvenile Grades 3-4 Ages 8-9
    Format Paperback
    Publisher Date 1996-05-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Puffin
    Copyright Year 1976
    Height 9.0 in
    Wdth 7.0 in
    Thickness 0.25 in
    Unit weight 0.25 lb
    Language English
    Series Name Paperstar
    Edition Detail Reissue
    Audience Children/juvenile
    Authors Fritz, Jean

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