The Amazing Life of Benjamin Franklin
by James Cross Giblin
illustrated by Michael Dooling
Giblin and Dooling have created a realistic portrait of Franklin and his many contributions, presenting his successes and his challenges (illnesses, business challenges, problems with his Royalist son over the Revolutionary War...).
"A balanced biography that belongs in all collections." (School Library Journal)
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6 DRA Level: 50 Lexile Measure: 880L
Grade Level Equiv: 5.8 Guided Reading: T
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