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Mesmerized : How Ben Franklin Solved a Mystery That Baffled All of France
by Mara Rockliff and Iacopo Bruno


Overview - "Together, Rockliff and Bruno make the scientific method seem exciting, and kids interested in science and history will likely be, well, mesmerized." -- Booklist (starred review)

When American inventor Benjamin Franklin arrives in Paris, he is upstaged by a compelling and enigmatic figure: Dr.  Read more...


 
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Overview
"Together, Rockliff and Bruno make the scientific method seem exciting, and kids interested in science and history will likely be, well, mesmerized." -- Booklist (starred review)

When American inventor Benjamin Franklin arrives in Paris, he is upstaged by a compelling and enigmatic figure: Dr. Mesmer. In elaborately staged shows, Mesmer has Parisians believing he can control a magic force that changes the taste of water, cures illness, and controls thoughts Can Ben Franklin's approach of observing, hypothesizing, and testing get to the bottom of Mesmer's tricks? A rip-roaring, lavishly illustrated peek into a fascinating moment in history shows the development of the scientific method -- and reveals the amazing power of the human mind.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763695156
  • ISBN-10: 0763695157
  • Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
  • Publish Date: September 2017
  • Page Count: 48
  • Reading Level: Ages 6-9
  • Dimensions: 10.4 x 9.2 x 0.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.52 pounds


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Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > History - United States - Colonial & Revolutionary Periods
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