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Mesmerized : how Ben Franklin solved a mystery that baffled all of France

Rockliff, Mara.

Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2015.

45 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 25 x 28 cm.

Relates the story of Benjamin Franklin's involvement in the early development of the scientific method during a visit to France during the American Revolution to drum up support for the colonists. When asked to determine if the invisible force that Dr. Franz Anton Mesmer claimed he was using to cure patients was genuine, Franklin devised a series of tests that provided the answer in clear results.

Reading Level: 5.0

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ISBN:

9780763663513

Dewey Class No:

001.4/2 23

Author:

Rockliff, Mara.

Title:

Mesmerized : how Ben Franklin solved a mystery that baffled all of France / written by Mara Rockliff ; illustrated by Iacopo Bruno.

Edition:

1st ed. 2015.

Publisher:

Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2015.

Physical:

45 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 25 x 28 cm.

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references (p. 45).

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal starred, January 2015

Citation/Refs:

Booklist starred, December 2014

Citation/Refs:

Library Media Connection starred, October 2015

Citation/Refs:

Pub Weekly, December 2014

Citation/Refs:

Horn Book, October 2015

Citation/Refs:

Bulletin (Center for Children's Books), March 2015

Citation/Refs:

Kirkus Review, December 2014

Citation/Refs:

Science Books & Films (A.A.A.S.), November 2015

Summary:

Relates the story of Benjamin Franklin's involvement in the early development of the scientific method during a visit to France during the American Revolution to drum up support for the colonists. When asked to determine if the invisible force that Dr. Franz Anton Mesmer claimed he was using to cure patients was genuine, Franklin devised a series of tests that provided the answer in clear results.

Target Audience:

5.0.

Target Audience:

K-3 Follett School Solutions.

Subject:

Franklin, Benjamin,--1706-1790.

Subject:

Mesmer, Franz Anton,--1734-1815.

Subject:

Research--Methodology.

Subject:

Science--Methodology.

AE:PersName:

Bruno, Iacopo, ill.

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