Sunday, January 17, 2010

January 17 Birthday: Ben Franklin

Ben Franklin, founding father
Jan. 17, 1706-Apr. 17, 1706

The Life of Ben Franklin: An American Original by Yona Zeldis McDongough, illustrated by Malcah Zeldis (Holt, 2006)

Author, politician, and inventor were just a few of Franklin’s occupations. The story of his life and achievements are detailed in this biography.

Time Magazine’s Online Edition has a Special Report on Franklin, titled “Citizen Ben’s Great Virtues.”