Ben Franklin and His First Kite (Ready-to-Read Childhood of Famous Americans) (Paperback)

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By Stephen Krensky, Bert Dodson (Illustrator)
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Description


Learn all about the childhood of one of America's founding fathers in this nonfiction Level 2 Ready-to-Read!

Ten-year-old Ben Franklin finds working in his father's candle shop boring—he'd much rather be doing experiments. He can't wait to try out his latest idea. With nothing but a simple kite, can Ben get across the pond—without swimming a single stroke?

About the Author


Stephen Krensky is the author of more than a hundred books for children, including How Santa Got His Job (an ALA Notable Book) and Big Bad Wolves at School. He and his wife, Joan, live in Lexington, Massachusetts. You can visit him at StephenKrensky.com.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780689849848
ISBN-10: 0689849842
Publisher: Simon Spotlight
Publication Date: June 1st, 2002
Pages: 32
Language: English
Series: Ready-to-Read Childhood of Famous Americans