Discover the life of Benjamin Franklin―a story about curiosity, big ideas, and helping others for kids ages 6 to 9
Benjamin Franklin was a brilliant inventor, scientist, writer, and founding father. Before his ideas made him a legend, Benjamin was a young boy who enjoyed learning, helping others, and problem-solving. He was always finding clever ways to make the world a better place, from inventing the lightning rod to helping write the U.S. Constitution.
Explore how Benjamin Franklin went from being a thoughtful kid growing up in Boston to an American hero who created the country’s first public library, post office, hospital, and fire station.
The Story of Benjamin Franklin includes:
A fun quiz―Test your knowledge of Benjamin’s life with a short quiz that covers the Who, What, Where, When, Why, and How of his story.
Word definitions―Explore helpful definitions of some of the more advanced words and ideas inside the book.
Lasting legacy―Learn about how Benjamin Franklin changed the world for future generations, including you.
How will Benjamin’s creative mind inspire you?
From the Publisher
Learn more about the life of Benjamin Franklin:
From an early age, Benjamin loved learning and problem-solving
He wanted to help people, and he had a lot of big ideas for making the world a better place. His creative ideas led to many inventions that completely changed our world.
He was always coming up with clever ways to make things better
Benjamin’s creative mind never rested. One of his interests was science. He loved to study how things worked and invent things based on what he learned.
Benjamin had many useful inventions to his name
We have Benjamin to thank for the lightning rod, bifocal glasses, and the Franklin stove. He even helped open the first post office, hospital, fire station, and library in America!
One of his biggest accomplishments was helping create America
He was a Founding Father and helped form the government we have today. Benjamin helped write the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States.
The Story of Benjamin Franklin: A Biography Book for New Readers
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