Benjamin Franklin

Series: Rookie Biographies

by Wil Mara

Children's Press
September 2014

Ages 4 – 6 . Grades PreK – 1

Lexile measure: NC590L

DRA: 16

Guided Reading: J



Fact-filled Rookie Read-About Biographies introduce the youngest readers to influential women and men, both past and present. Colorful photos and age appropriate text encourage children to read on their own-as they learn about people like Serena Williams, Neil Armstrong, Rosa Parks, Anne Frank and many more.

One of America's greatest statesman, Franklin was also a scientist, an inventor, and a printer-a man who always worked to make life better for his fellow citizens.
Wil Mara

Wil Mara, a lifelong fan of the National Football League, is the author of more than seventy-five books. He has written both fiction and nonfiction, for both children and adults. Aside from his “ NFL novels, ” he also wrote the 2005 disaster thriller Wave, which won the 2005 New Jersey Notable Book Award.



Perfect-bound Paperback

ISBN: 9780531212011

32pp. | 5-⅞ x 7