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Talking to Some Friends - Reference - Acknowledgements

BOOKS

Cohen, I. Bernard. Benjamin Franklinís Science. Harvard University Press, 1990.

Fortune, Brandon Brame, with Deborah J. Warner. Franklin & His Friends: Portraying the Man of Science in Eighteenth-Century America. University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999.

Goodman, Nathan, ed. The Ingenious Dr. Franklin. University of Pennsylvania Press, 1931.

Silverman, Kenneth, ed. Autobiography and Other Writings: Benjamin Franklin. Penguin, 1986.

Van Doren, Carl. Benjamin Franklin. Penguin, 1991.

BOOKS FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

Ages 9-12
Fritz, Jean. Whatís the Big Idea, Ben Franklin? Putnam, 1976.

Lawson, Robert. Ben and Me. Little Brown, 1988.

Rudy, Lisa Jo, ed. The Ben Franklin Book of Easy and Incredible Experiments. John Wiley & Sons, 1995.

Young Adult
Potter, Robert R. Benjamin Franklin (Pioneers in Change Series). Silver Burdett Press, 1992.

ELECTRONIC RESOURCES

The American Philosophical Society
www.amphilsoc.org
A glimpse into the scholarly institution Franklin helped to create in 1743.

Franklin & His Friends
www.npg.si.edu/exh/franklin/
The National Portrait Gallery exhibit online.

The Franklin Institute Science Museum
www.fi.edu
The virtual version of the Philadelphia museum, with lessons plans related to Franklinís experiments.

The Friends of Franklin, Inc.
www.friendsoffranklin.org
Includes membership information, notices of new Franklin books, and previews of tours and events.

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