Benjamin Franklin: Huge Pain in my...

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Grades 4 - 8Grade 8n/a7.138275

Dear Mr. Franklin,

First of all, let me just say that this Assignment is Stupid. You are Dead. Why am I writing a letter to Some dead guy I've never even met?

This is the start to a most unlikely pen pal relationship between thirteen-year-old Franklin Isaac Saturday (Ike) and Benjamin Franklin. Before the fateful extra credit assignment that started it all, Ike's life was pretty normal. He was avoiding the popularity contests of middle school, crushing hard on Clare Wanzandae and trying not roll his eyes at his stepfather, Dirk-the-Jerk's lame jokes.

But all that changes when, in a successful effort to make Claire Wanzandae laugh, Ike mails his homework assignment to Ben Franklin and he writes back. Soon, things go awry. After Ike has an embarrassing moment of epic proportions in front of Claire involving a playground, non-alcoholic beer, and a lot of kettle corn, Ike decides he needs to find a way to win Claire back. With some help from his new friend, B-Fizzle, can Ike get the girl and make his mark in history?

Hardcover, 208 pages
Published on September 8, 2015 by Disney-Hyperion
ISBN-10: 1484713044
ISBN-13: 9781484713044
6 Book Reviews
  • lexiabout 4 years
    better than i thought
    • dingwko
      dingwkoover 6 years33 stars
      I won this book in a giveaway and when I finally got around to reading, it was pretty good but kind of confusing and I just didn't really like it much. It just wasn't very memorable.
      • vivi10
        vivi10over 6 years55 stars
        This book was about franklin issac saturday who for some reason gets mail from benjamin franklin while in the act he develops a love for claire Wandanze
        • tesabout 7 years
          It wil blow your mind
          • plooshy
            plooshyabout 7 years
            Huh. Wow,I want that boook!
            • iconiaboye
              iconiaboyeabout 7 years
              Its great.