The Resource The Leather Apron Club : Benjamin Franklin, his son Billy, and America's first circulating library, (electronic resource)

The Leather Apron Club : Benjamin Franklin, his son Billy, and America's first circulating library, (electronic resource)

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The Leather Apron Club : Benjamin Franklin, his son Billy, and America's first circulating library
Title
The Leather Apron Club
Title remainder
Benjamin Franklin, his son Billy, and America's first circulating library
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Benjamin Franklin, his son Billy, and America's first circulating library
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eng
Summary
A powerful celebration of libraries from master storyteller Jane Yolen. Benjamin Franklin introduces his son Billy to the Leather Apron Club, where it's love at first page. When Billy's father Benjamin Franklin announces that Billy and his lazy cousin James will soon have a tutor, Billy is initially dismayed. But his tutor awakens him to the power of story and books, and when Billy accompanies his father to the Leather Apron Club (which Franklin started in 1727), he decides to do more with his education and life. Best-selling author Jane Yolen introduces readers to the Leather Apron Club. Not only was the Club the first successful lending library in the United States-it also exists to this day as the Library Company of Philadelphia! Careful readers will notice that the story cleverly incorporates famous sayings from Ben Franklin's Poor Richard's Almanack, underscoring the lasting impact of words
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Midwest
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Yolen, Jane
Dewey number
973.3092/2
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no index present
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fiction
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dictionaries
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  • Franklin, William
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Franklin, William
  • Franklin, Benjamin
  • Junto (Club : Philadelphia, Pa.)
  • Library Company of Philadelphia
  • Junto (Club : Philadelphia, Pa.)
  • Library Company of Philadelphia
  • Electronic books
  • Books and reading
  • Statesmen's children
  • Books and reading
  • Statesmen's children
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
  • Philadelphia (Pa.)
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juvenile
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The Leather Apron Club : Benjamin Franklin, his son Billy, and America's first circulating library, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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9781607349358
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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14384616
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MWT14384616
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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The Leather Apron Club : Benjamin Franklin, his son Billy, and America's first circulating library, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781607349358
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
14384616
Publisher number
MWT14384616
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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