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Mesmerized: How Ben Franklin Solved a Mystery That Baffled All of France
Children's - 1st-4th Grade, Age 6-9 
48 p. ; 
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ISBN 9780763695156
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During a trip to secure funding for the struggling revolution, Benjamin Franklin gets pulled into a scientific quandary involving a Dr. Mesmer, the human mind, and the first use of a "blind study" in scientific research. This unforgettable story is complemented by intriguing and intricate illustrations, creating a truly mesmerizing reading experience. Highly recommended!
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In this whimsical look at a fascinating real-life moment in history, readers discover how straightforward American inventor Benjamin Franklin's scientific methods are challenged by the mysterious powers and elaborate stage shows of a certain Dr. Mesmer in Paris, France. Full color.
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