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Rosenstock, Barb.
BEN FRANKLIN'S BIG SPLASH : THE MOSTLY TRUE STORY OF HIS FIRST INVENTION
New York : Calkins Creek, 2014
IL 3-6, RL 4.4
ISBN
1620914468

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What do you think about when you go swimming? Young Ben Franklin developed the idea for his first invention while he was swimming. In Ben Franklinís Big Splash, readers will journey with him through the scientific method and how the key to being successful as an inventor is the willingness to learn from mistakes. Take a look into colonial times and into the ideas of one of Americaís greatest innovators! Learn even more about Franklinís life and work through the authorís notes, notable quotes and timeline found after the story.  (Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award Program, 2017)

SUBJECTS:     Biographical fiction.
                        Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 -- Fiction.
                        Inventions -- Fiction.
                        Inventors -- Fiction.
                        Picture books for children.
                        Swimming -- Fiction.


 
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