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A Dangerous Engine: Benjamin Franklin, from Scientist to Diplomat (Frances Foster Books) - Joan Dash
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At the time of his famous kite experiment, Benjamin Franklin was unaware that his theories about electricity had already made him a celebrity all over Europe, especially in France, where fashionable circles loved to discuss scientific discovery. Admired by the French court and beloved by French citizens, Franklin effectively became America's first foreign diplomat, later helping to enlist France's military and financial support for the American Revolution. A father of the revolution and asigner of the Constitution, Franklin was a lightning rod in political circles - "a dangerous Engine," according to a critic. And although he devoted the last twenty-five years of his life to affairs of state, his first love was always science. Handsome pen-and-ink drawings highlight moments in this revolutionary thinker's life.?From the author and illustrator of The Longitude Prize, a Robert?F. Sibert Honor Book and winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, comes another story of adventure and invention, of one man's curiosity and the extraordinary rewards of his discoveries, just in time to celebrate the 300th anniversary of his birth (January 17, 1706). biographies,biographies,children's books,education and reference,government,historical,literature and fiction,political,science and technology,9 - 12 years Biographies, Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

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At the time of his famous kite experiment, Benjamin Franklin was unaware that his theories about electricity had already made him a celebrity all over Europe, especially in France, where fashionable circles loved to discuss scientific discovery. Admired by the French court and beloved by French citizens, Franklin effectively became America's first foreign diplomat, later helping to enlist France's military and financial support for the American Revolution. A father of the revolution and asigner of the Constitution, Franklin was a lightning rod in political circles - "a dangerous Engine," according to a critic. And although he devoted the last twenty-five years of his life to affairs of state, his first love was always science. Handsome pen-and-ink drawings highlight moments in this revolutionary thinker's life.?From the author and illustrator of The Longitude Prize, a Robert?F. Sibert Honor Book and winner of the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, comes another story of adventure and invention, of one man's curiosity and the extraordinary rewards of his discoveries, just in time to celebrate the 300th anniversary of his birth (January 17, 1706). biographies,biographies,children's books,education and reference,government,historical,literature and fiction,political,science and technology Biographies, Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

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At the time of his famous kite experiment, Benjamin Franklin was unaware that his theories about electricity had already made him a celebrity all over Europe, especially in France, where fashionable circles loved to discuss scientific discovery. Admired by the French court and beloved by French citizens, Franklin effectively became America's first foreign diplomat, later helping to enlist France's military and financial support for the American Revolution. A father of the revolution and a signer of the Constitution, Franklin was a lightning rod in political circles - "a dangerous Engine," according to a critic. And although he devoted the last twenty-five years of his life to affairs of state, his first love was always science. Handsome pen-and-ink drawings highlight moments in this revolutionary thinker's life. From the author and illustrator of "The Longitude Prize," a Robert F. Sibert Honor Book and winner of the "Boston"" Globe-Horn ""Book "Award, comes another story of adventure and invention, of one man's curiosity and the extraordinary rewards of his discoveries, just in time to celebrate the 300th anniversary of his birth (January 17, 1706). A Dangerous Engine: Benjamin Franklin, from Scientist to Diplomat Dash, Joan / Petricic, Dusan, Farrar Straus Giroux

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A Dangerous Engine: Benjamin Franklin, from Scientist to Diplomat
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Dash, Joan

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A Dangerous Engine: Benjamin Franklin, from Scientist to Diplomat

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From the author and illustrator of "The Longitude Prize," a Robert F. Sibert Honor Book, comes another story of adventure and invention, of Benjamin Franklin's curiosity and the extraordinary rewards of his discoveries. Illustrations.

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780374306694
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0374306699
Hardcover
Publishing year: 2006
Publisher: FARRAR STRAUS & GIROUX
256 Pages
Weight: 0,422 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 9780374306694

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0-374-30669-9, 978-0-374-30669-4


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