January 17: HOW BEN FRANKLIN STOLE THE LIGHTNING
Benjamin Franklin, founding father
Jan. 17, 1706-April 17, 1790
How Ben Franklin Stole the Lightening by Rosalyn Schanzer (HarperCollins, 2003)
the story of how Ben Franklin used his discovery of lightening to make
people’s lives safer. Children will enjoy the cartoon like bright
illustrations. A fresh look at the founding father who was among many
things an inventor at heart, curious to the core.
Click HERE to learn the story about Ben’s true birthday.