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Benjamin Franklin

a man of many talents

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Published by HarperCollins in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • 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

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesTime for kids.
      Statementby the editors of Time for kids ; with Kathryn Hoffman Satterfield.
      GenreJuvenile literature., Biography
      ContributionsSatterfield, Kathryn Hoffman.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE302.6.F8 B4525 2005
      The Physical Object
      Pagination44 p. :
      Number of Pages44
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3294120M
      ISBN 100060576103, 006057609X
      LC Control Number2004014596


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