Becoming Ben Franklin: How a Candle-Maker's Son Helped Light the Flame of Liberty by Russell FreedmanBecoming Ben Franklin: How a Candle-Maker's Son Helped Light the Flame of Liberty by Russell Freedman

Becoming Ben Franklin: How a Candle-Maker's Son Helped Light the Flame of Liberty

byRussell Freedman

Hardcover | March 1, 2013

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In 1723 Ben Franklin arrived in Philadelphia as a poor and friendless seventeen-year-old who had run away from his family and an apprenticeship in Boston. Sixty-two years later he stepped ashore in nearly the same spot but was greeted by cannons, bells, and a cheering crowd, now a distinguished statesman, renowned author, and world-famous scientist. Freedman's riveting story of how a rebellious apprentice became an American icon comes in an elegantly designed book filled with art and includes a timeline, source notes, bibliography, and index

Russell Freedman received the Newbery Medal for LINCOLN: A PHOTOBIOGRAPHY. He is also the recipient of three Newbery Honors, a National Humanities Medal, the Sibert Medal, the Orbis Pictus Award, and the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award, and was selected to give the 2006 May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture. Mr. Freedman lives in New York City ...
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Title:Becoming Ben Franklin: How a Candle-Maker's Son Helped Light the Flame of LibertyFormat:HardcoverDimensions:96 pages, 10.8 × 9.3 × 0.44 inPublished:March 1, 2013Publisher:Holiday HouseLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0823423743

ISBN - 13:9780823423743

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