January 17: BEN FRANKLIN: HIS WIT AND WISDOM FROM A-Z

Ben Franklin, inventor, scientist, founding father
b. January 17, 1706
d. April 17, 1790

BEN FRANKLIN: HIS WIT AND WISDOM FROM A-Z (Holiday House, 2012)
by Alan Schroeder
illustrated by John O’Brien

Overview

Benjamin Franklin devised armonicas and bifocals and helped bring us the Constitution. He amassed enough noteworthy accomplishments to cover the entire alphabet from A to Z.
This nontraditional tribute is brimming with humorous cartoons,
instructive adages, and a wealth of information about a Founding Father
who was as amusing as he was amazing.
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