13-chapter children’s serial story Tuesdays in the Times-News
September 11 ~ December 4, 2012
STORY DESCRIPTION: With the aid of a magic stone, a professor and two young people witness key events in the life of Ben Franklin. The chronicle begins with Franklin’s earliest experiments with kites and ends with his return from France, after winning support for the colonies in their battle to win independence from Great Britain.
“Author Elizabeth Whitehead has captured with great deftness and ingenuity the wit, originality and genius of America’s most remarkable founding father. This charming journey through time is sure to engage and delight a new generation of students, parents and teachers.”
— Dr. Rosalind Remer, Executive Director of the Benjamin Franklin Tercentenary
READING LEVEL: Third grade and up.