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A new idea always in his mind, Ben Franklin's joy of living, his humor and gentleness will capture children's attention and spark their interest in American history.
Common Core Alignment:
RI.4.3. Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.
RI.4.8. Explain how an author uses reasons and evidence to support particular points in a text.
Notable Children's Trade Book in the Field of Social Studies