When he was 17 years old, Ben Franklin ran away from home. He wanted a better life. Soon he became a rich man. But Ben wanted to help other people. He began a fire company & a police force. He built a library. Ben found out new things about electricity. His work saved people's lives. Then Ben tried to solve problems between England & the colonies. Nothing worked. War broke out. During the war, Ben lived in France. He raised money to help pay for guns. America won the war. Ben never stopped working to make the world a better place. This is the story of how he succeeded. Illustrations. Juvenile audiences.
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"Logically presented and attractive, these volumes detail the lives of two religious leaders/scholars involved in Colonial politics....Useful for assignments on Colonial figures."
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Book Description Diane Pub Co, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX1422363228
Book Description Diane Pub Co, 1999. Hardcover. Book Condition: Brand New. 80 pages. 9.30x6.60x0.40 inches. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # 1422363228