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Ben Franklin's War

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ISBN-10: 1550026380

ISBN-13: 9781550026382

Edition: 2006

Authors: Stephen Eaton Hume

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A motley crew of orphans hides inventor Ben Franklin from the British Redcoats during the American War of Independence. After his "wonderful airship" crashes near St. Francis of Assisi's Home for Foundlings in Quebec City, Franklin is thrown slightly off course in his plan to coax Canada into joining the Americans in their fight against England's rule. Fourteen-year-old Michael Flynn is deaf and was abandoned by his parents who were convinced that demons "seized his tongue and prevented him from speaking." He leads his best friends, White Rat and Briony, through the dangerous spy portals of underground Montreal carrying secret messages to ensure Franklin eludes the gallows. When Michael's…    
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Book details

List price: $10.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Dundurn Press
Publication date: 11/18/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 120
Size: 5.25" wide x 8.25" long x 0.20" tall
Weight: 0.308
Language: English

Stephen Hume is a columnist and senior writer at the Vancouver Sun . He has written extensively about British Columbia, winning a BC Book Award for Bush Telegraph and another for A Stain Upon the Sea . Hume lives near Victoria, British Columbia.