Publisher description for Benjamin Franklin : a man of many talents / by the editors of Time for kids ; with Kathryn Hoffman Satterfield.


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Benjamin Franklin was a dreamer and a man with practical ideas. He was always searching for ways to improve people's lives. From inventing bifocal glasses and the lightning rod to creating America's first public library, Benjamin Franklin succeeded.
TIME For Kids® Biographies help make a connection between the lives of past heroes and the events of today. Benjamin Franklin's revolutionary ideas about democracy, as well as his ability to work for the common good, live on in the United States.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Franklin, Benjamin, -- 1706-1790 -- Juvenile literature.
Statesmen -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Inventors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Scientists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Printers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.