A freethinker from a young age, eleven-year-old Benjamin Franklin created his first invention—swim fins—at a time when swimming was rare and considered unhealthy. Author’s note. Time line of Benjamin Franklin’s life. Sources. Source notes. Full-color illustrations done in ink and watercolor.
Ben Franklin’s Big Splash: The Mostly True Story of His First InventionBook Verdict
ISBN: 9781620914465 Format: Print Book Edition: Hardcover edition Publisher: Calkins Creek Page Count: 32 Dewey Classification: Fic Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.4, Points: 0.5 Lexile: Level: 1070L Awards & Honors: NSTA Best STEM Books for Students K -12: 2017 Genre: Fic
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