HEROES OF AMERICA * ILLUSTRATED LIVES This is an excellent book!
Benjamin Franklin - his story became America's story. Born into a large, poor family, Ben overcame every obstacle in his way and rose to be one of our greatest men. He was a writer, a statesman, an inventor, a scientist, and a leader who helped the colonies in their struggles and made friends all around the world for the new United States. Benjamin Franklin showed the way to our country's greatness.