Ben Franklin's Big Splash

Ben Franklin's Big Splash

The Mostly True Story of His First Invention

Book - 2014
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Retells the story of the famous thinker's first invention as a young Ben Franklin, troubled by the fact that fish swim better than he does, tries to invent a way to swim more fluidly.
Publisher: Honesdale, Pennsylvania :, Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights,, [2014]
ISBN: 9781620914465
Branch Call Number: J 92 F85ro 2014
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) ; color illustrations ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Schindler, S. D. - Illustrator


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Nov 03, 2017

This is a wonderful book about a young boy who had ideas. When the ideas didn't work out they way he hoped, he kept trying until he was satisfied with his outcome. He is the embodiment of a Growth Mindset. He did not view his results as failure, but rather, as not being satisfied with the results which motivated him to keep thinking and keep trying.


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