October 14 Birthday: WILLIAM PENN: FOUNDER OF PENNSYLVANIA
William Penn, colonist
Oct. 14, 1644-July 30, 1718
William Penn: Founder of Pennsylvania by Steven Kroll, illustrated by Ronald Himler (Holiday House, 2000)
This book about William Penn, a strong Quaker, is also a lesson about the history of his time.
Quaker.org writes about Penn’s life and work.