B. Franklin Printer (Hardcover)

By David A. Adler

Holiday House, 9780823416752, 128pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2001



At the age of twenty-two, Benjamin Franklin wrote his own epitaph. Scientist, inventor, and statesman, and the only man who would sign the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, the treaty with France that helped win the Revolutionary War, and the treaty with England that ended it, wanted to be remembered simply as "B. Franklin, printer.