Ben Franklin's Almanac


Ben Franklin's Almanac:
Being a True Account of the Good Gentleman's Life

by Candace Fleming

 An engaging Benjamin Franklin biography for older students, designed in scrapbook style and packed with anecdotes, interesting factoids, cartoons, sketches, portraits, and 'bits and pieces', all organized into eight chapters.

"There's no shortage of books on Franklin, but this biography...is unlike anything that has come before." (School Library Journal)


Awards Won

  • National Council for Social Studies Notable Children's Book 2004
  • American Library Association Notable Children's Book 2004
  • American Library Association Best Books for Young Adults 2004


Reading Levels

Interest Level:  Gr. 5-9                DRA Level:  60                 Lexile Measure: 1000L
Grade Level Equiv: 7.2              Guided Reading: X


See Inside

Below are sample spreads from inside this book. 


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