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The Innovation of Robert Fulton: Making Much Out of Little

Robert Fulton: Boy Craftsman by Marguerite Henry “Even as a boy he was the kind to see a way to improve things. He always finished up whatever he set out to do, too, and he made a fine job of … Continue reading

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The Quaker Boy who became a Royal Painter: Benjamin West

Benjamin West and His Cat Grimalkin by Marguerite Henry This is a charming book about the real Quaker boy who became the royal painter to King George III. The story is set in mid-18th century in Pennsylvania. At this time, … Continue reading

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