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Ben Franklin's big splash : the mostly true story of his first invention / Barb Rosenstock ; illustrated by S. D. Schindler.

Rosenstock, Barb, (author.). Schindler, S. D., (illustrator.).

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Summary:

"Ben Franklin loved to swim and, at the age of eleven, he was determined to swim like a fish--fins and all. This ... account of young Ben's earliest invention follows the budding scientist's journey as he tests and retests his swim fins. That first big splash led Ben to even more innovations and inventions. Includes Franklin quotes, a timeline, bibliography, and source notes"--Amazon.com.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Baker County Library ROSENSTOCK (Barb) (Text) 37814002831379 JUV EASY Book None 11/20/2014 Checked out 11/27/2020
Cook Memorial Library - La Grande JE Rosenstock, B (Text) 35178001564734 Juvenile Easy Book Branch_Only_3months 03/10/2016 Checked out 11/02/2020
Hood River County Library J EARLY 921 FRANKLIN (Text) 33892100172445 Children's Early Non-Fiction Book None 10/01/2014 Checked out 11/12/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781620914465 (hardback)
  • ISBN: 1620914468 (hardback)
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Honesdale, Pennsylvania : Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights, [2014]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
"Ben Franklin loved to swim and, at the age of eleven, he was determined to swim like a fish--fins and all. This ... account of young Ben's earliest invention follows the budding scientist's journey as he tests and retests his swim fins. That first big splash led Ben to even more innovations and inventions. Includes Franklin quotes, a timeline, bibliography, and source notes"--Amazon.com.
Subject: Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 > Juvenile fiction.
Inventors > Juvenile fiction.
Inventions > Juvenile fiction.
Swimming > Juvenile fiction.
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 > Fiction.
Inventors > Fiction.
Inventions > Fiction.
Swimming > Fiction.
Genre: Biographical fiction.

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