January 17: ELECTRIC BEN: THE AMAZING LIFE AND TIMES OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN
Benjamin Franklin, founding father, inventor
January 17, 1706- April 17, 1790
Electric Ben: The Amazing Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin by Robert Byrd (Dial, 2012)
documentary of the life and times of founding father Ben Franklin
beginning with his childhood and ending with his death. The book
includes his many accomplishments from framing the constitution to
creating bifocols. A 2013 Boston Horn-Globe Nonfiction Book Award Winner
and a Robert F. Sibert honor book!
Click HERE to learn the story about Ben’s true birthday.