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Dear Benjamin Banneker

Author: Andrea Davis Pinkney; J Brian Pinkney
Publisher: San Diego, CA : Harcourt Brace & Co., 1998, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st Voyager books edView 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: Picture books
Biography
Picture books for children
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Benjamin Banneker; Benjamin Banneker; Benjamin Banneker
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea Davis Pinkney; J Brian Pinkney
ISBN: 0152018921 9780152018924 9780329044015 032904401X 9780152004170 0152004173 9781442025943 1442025948
OCLC Number: 39779651
Notes: "Voyager books."
Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Responsibility: Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrated by Brian Pinkney.

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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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