Benjamin Franklin (Essential Lives) by L. L. Owens

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Published by Abdo Publishing Company .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Political Science (Young Adult),
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 12-Up - Biography / Autobiography,
  • Children: Young Adult (Gr. 7-9),
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Political,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Science & Technology,
  • Biography,
  • Inventors,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Scientists,
  • Statesmen,
  • United States

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatLibrary Binding
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL12500762M
ISBN 101599288400
ISBN 109781599288406

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