Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin Illustrated with full color lithographs each page contains a proverb from Ben s Poor Richard s Almanac along with a fascinating and detailed text on his life Recommended in Laura Berquist Syllabus G

  • Title: Benjamin Franklin
  • Author: Ingri d'Aulaire Edgar Parin d'Aulaire
  • ISBN: 9780964380394
  • Page: 458
  • Format: Paperback
  • Illustrated with full color lithographs, each page contains a proverb from Ben s Poor Richard s Almanac, along with a fascinating and detailed text on his life Recommended in Laura Berquist Syllabus Grades 2 and 3 Author Edgar D Aulaire Grade 1 6 Pages 48, Paperback Publisher Beautiful Feet Books ISBN 0 9643803 9 0

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    • Read aloud to my children They collectively gave it 3.5 stars.Ellie 6 y.o I loved it, and I thought the bathtub was really funny That one little part when he went on a boat was the part I did not like It was too violent.Connor 7 y.o The reason I didn t I didn t like it was because someone almost drowned, and how are you supposed to get your hair out of the bathtub I don t understand how you can wash your hair if your head sticks out I actually like how he worked through the lightning experiment. [...]

    • This is the second book by d Aulaire that I ve read to my children, and they enjoyed this one very much The story was engaging for them They did have some prior knowledge of Ben Franklin, about his kite experiment, before we read this book Their favorite part was when Ben was taking a bubble bath in a tub on a ship I enjoyed reading his sayings at the bottom of the pages I would recommend this book as a great starting place for children in K 3rd grades to learn about Benjamin Franklin.

    • Our family read this together as part of the Ambleside Online Charlotte Mason curriculum We already read George Washington by the same author and LOVED IT This one also did not disappoint Buffalo Bill is up on our list next

    • This is another of the We the People series for younger readers, this one dealing with one of the most significant of the early leaders of America, Benjamin Franklin.This goes into Benjamin Franklin s history, including how he had an illegitimate son, but later married someone one He was a very intelligent man, nevertheless, and was involved not only in politics, but was also a scientist and an inventor.At first he liked the British but, as the situation in the colonies worsened, he turned away [...]

    • I loved reading this book to my girls This tells Benjamin Franklin s life story in a way that kids can understand It focuses much on his young life including the conflict with his older brother that eventually forced Benjamin to move away from his family and try to make a life of his own Franklin faced many, many disappointments in life, but he was resourceful and pressed on.This book is beautifully illustrated I especially appreciate the artwork when I think about the lithography process and ho [...]

    • 4.5 starsHaving just completed a 800 page biography, I took this juvenile bio off my shelf to compare I think the D Aulaires did well reducing the facts of Franklin s life to a child s level As always, their illustrations shine The pages have short maxims from Poor Richards at the bottom.Delightful sentences Poor Richard made Benjamin Franklin prosperous.The Americans thought he was too slow, the English thought he was too sly.To the French, Benjamin Franklin was the wizard of the American wilde [...]

    • D Aulaire s biographies are reliably charming The anecdote about Franklin s conversation with Thomas Jefferson over the editing of the Declaration of Independence, in which Franklin told the story of a hatter s sign and the quibbling over what should be included on his sign, is the subject of the picture book The Hatmaker s Sign, by Candice Fleming It is fun to read them around the same time See p 38 for the story of the hatter.

    • Perhaps my favorite of the d Aulaires efforts Three cheers for the inclusion of Poor Richard s proverbs at the bottom of each page I m also grateful that Franklin s eccentricity was allowed to shine through, but without focusing on his Beavis and Butthead like moments Franklin s satirical essay Fart Proudly comes to mind Gotta love the Benster The d aulaires can t do much wrong in my eyes Our next bedtime read is their biography of Leif Erikson Can t wait

    • Benjamin Franklin was born in1706 and was the youngest He lived in Boston and wanted to be a writer from ages 10 11 Later in life, He married Debrah Pead He was interested in in electricity so he performed an experiment to prove that electricity was in lighting and existed with a kite and a key since electricity is attracted to higher things, it hit the top of the kite then it hit the key and the electricity stopped.

    • What a great read Perfect for the early elementary child We read this along with watching the series Liberty s Kids We had many great discussions about the pursuit of liberty and why even Plato in his time said it s important to be educated and always ask questions so as not to fall victim to a sheeple mentality Truth wisdom that would serve us well even now

    • I read this with my daughter for school, but was surprised to learn a number of interesting things about one of our most famous statesmen The illustrations were engaging both my daughter and I enjoyed all the small details on each page and the way the illustrator incorporated many of Franklin s sayings from his Poor Richard s Almanac into the pictures on each set of facing pages.

    • We have been enad with all the d Aulaire books and this one on Benjamin Franklin is no exception Colorful illustrations and lively text illuminate the life of a great American.Pages alternate between full color and line drawings We sometimes start by selecting a line drawing for each little to color while the book is read Otherwise, following along with the pictures is a delight too.

    • We are using this book in our history studies It is a gentle introduction to Benjamin Franklin with lots of colorful illustrations You could easily read it quickly over a day or two We are taking one to two pages a week over the course of a month or so in order to add an activity if we want My youngest is enjoying the book and it is easy for him to narrate.

    • The boys loved this book It was always their first choice of which books to read in the day The information was clear and interesting The illustrations very d Aulaire We enjoyed reading the various sayings of Franklin s listed on each page and trying to figure out what they meant and how one would say them in modern English.Excellent choice for learning about Benjamin Franklin.

    • My 6 year old son loved having me read this story aloud to him Cleverly told tales about our well known patriot, beautiful illustrations, and the bonus of having many of Poor Richard s sayings printed along the bottom of each page

    • We read the Abraham Lincoln book by the d Aulaires and were impressed, so we decided to read about Benjamin Franklin too It was wonderful to read about his part in American history with the kids Lots of detail

    • I ve read this book aloud to my children before and just finished reading it again, this time to the younger ones I think it s a pretty good introduction to Benjamin Franklin for young ones We enjoy it.

    • I was supposed to read this to my 1st grader for school but all my children snuck in and listened to it and enjoyed it a lot It s a good over view of Franklin s whole life.

    • Well written These books receive rave reviews in the homeschool community, but my kids have yet to be enchanted with them.

    • I have to admit I m not really sure what all the fuss is about regarding D Aulaire s work Then again, this is only my first.

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