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Whirlwind: The American Revolution and the War that Won It

I received a prerelease e-copy of this book through NetGalley (publication date May 5, 2015) with the expectation that I will post a review on their site and others (my blog, Goodreads, Facebook, Google +, LinkedIn, Twitter, Amazon, etc.). 158 more words

Revolutionary War


“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.”

– Benjamin Franklin


The Franklin Affair

The staff kitchen area at my job is known as the Canteen. Whenever there are freebie items up for grabs, they’re left on the table in the Canteen for anyone who wants to take them. 2,222 more words

  • “Only a virtuous people are capable of freedom.” ~Benjamin Franklin, Letter to the Abbes Chalut and Arnoux, 1787
Benjamin Franklin

Halló heimur! // Hello world!

Komið þið sæl og blessuð!

Ellen Geirsdóttir heiti ég og hef ákveðið að búa til ferðablogg. Þetta blogg mun í raun byrja fyrir alvöru þegar að ferðalag mitt til Bandaríkjanna hefst en ég var valin sem fulltrúi Íslands í skemmtilegar sumar námsbúðir í Bandaríkjunum. 171 more words

Benjamin Franklin



Title:  Mesmerized : how Ben Franklin solved a mystery that baffled all of France
Author:  Mara Rockliff; illustrated by Iacapo Bruno
Recommended for: Grade 3-6… 281 more words