Electric Ben: The Amazing Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin by Robert Byrd. "Renaissance man and American founding father, Benjamin Franklin, surges to life in this electrifying informational book. (A 2013 Sibert Honor Book)" -Ala.org
Sen. Robert Byrd of West Virginia was a fiery orator versed in the classics and a hard-charging power broker who steered billions of federal dollars to the state of his Depression-era upbringing. Byrd, a Democrat, was the longest-serving senator in history, holding his seat for more than 50 years. A fiddler, he once played on "Hee Haw."