Ben Franklin was the most famous American in the entire world during colonial times. No wonder! After all, the man could do just about anything. Why, he was an author and an athlete and a patriot and a scientist and an inventor to boot. He even found a way to steal the lightning right out of the sky. Find out howÂ Ben used his discovery about lightning to make people’s lives safer. In an inventive way, Rosalyn Schanzer brings us a brilliant and ever-curious American original.