Benjamin Franklin: Ben Builds a Better World by David Wolfe II
Benjamin Franklin was a writer, an inventor, a scientist and most of all, he was an American patriot. He is known as one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17, 1706 in Boston, Massachusetts to Josiah Franklin and Abiah Folger Franklin. Franklin was predominantly self-taught, although he did receive some formal education.
Franklin passed away in 1790 at the age of 84. He lived a colorful life and left a legacy filled with many political and scientific achievements. He is said to be one of the most influential Americans to live and is still acclaimed for his accomplishments.