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The Real Benjamin Franklin: The Truth Behind the Legend
The Real Benjamin Franklin: The Truth Behind the Legend
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The Real Benjamin Franklin: The Truth Behind the Legend

Benjamin Franklin led a productive life, but is it possible his accomplishments include everything attributed to him? The answer is yes, for the most part. He never did suggest the wild turkey should be the national symbol of the United States. He did, however, lend his wisdom to the founding of the country, and he was the only person to sign four of the documents most critical to the creation and character of the nation.

PublisherCompass Point Books
Age Level10-12 Years
Reading LevelGrades 5-7
Trim Size6 x 9
Page Count64

Jessica Gunderson

Jessica Gunderson

Jessica Gunderson grew up in the small town of Washburn, North Dakota. She has a bachelor’s degree from the University of North Dakota and an MFA in Creative Writing from Minnesota State University, Mankato. She has written more than fifty books for young readers. Her book Ropes of Revolution won the 2008 Moonbeam Award for best graphic novel. She currently lives in Madison, Wisconsin, with her husband and cat.

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