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Benjamin Banneker

Author: Kevin Conley
Publisher: New York : Chelsea House Publishers, ©1989.
Series: Black Americans of achievement.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of the eighteenth-century black tobacco farmer who taught himself mathematics, astronomy, and clockmaking; became famous for his almanacs; and assisted in the original survey of Washington, D.C.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Benjamin Banneker; Benjamin Banneker; Benjamin Banneker
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Conley
ISBN: 1555465730 9781555465735 0791002314 9780791002315
OCLC Number: 19887920
Description: 109 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Black Americans of achievement.
Responsibility: Kevin Conley.

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