Ben Franklin of Old Philadelphia (Landmark Books)
Ben Franklin of Old Philadelphia - Landmark Books Author:Margaret Cousins Benjamin Franklin was one of the busiest men in the American colonies. He was a printer, a postmaster, an inventor, a writer, and a diplomat. When the Revolutionary War began, Ben supported America in the Continental Congress. Like the clever adages from his Poor Richard’s Almanac, Ben Franklin still sets an example for Americans to... more »day.« less
An entertaining and informative look at the life of Ben Franklin written at late elementary/middle school reading level. This was assigned reading for my son's 5th grade syllabus. We both enjoyed reading about Franklin's early life, his inventions, his work toward freedom.
I have read many books on Benjamin Franklin. This one is very accurate with the details of Benjamin Franklin's life and it is very readable. It would be a great read for middle to upper elementary children and a perfect read aloud for any age.