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Benjamin Banneker, genius of early America

Author: Lillie Patterson; David Scott Brown
Publisher: Nashville : Abingdon, ©1978.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A biography of the distinguished eighteenth-century black astronomer, farmer, mathematician, and surveyor whose accomplishments include having published a popular almanac and constructed the first completely American-made clock.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Patterson, Lillie.
Benjamin Banneker, genius of early America.
Nashville : Abingdon, ©1978
(OCoLC)624209923
Named Person: Benjamin Banneker; Benjamin Banneker; Benjamin Banneker
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lillie Patterson; David Scott Brown
ISBN: 0687029007 9780687029006
OCLC Number: 3292699
Awards: Coretta Scott King Honor, author, 1979.
Description: 142 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: 1. A story at Bannaky Springs --
2. The little landowner --
3. Growing and learning --
4. A school at last --
5. The wonderful wooden clock --
6. Farming and studying --
7. The Ellicotts of Ellicott's Mills --
8. A young friend named George --
9. Studying the sky --
10. Laying out a capital city --
11. Almanac maker --
12. A letter to Thomas Jefferson --
13. Almanacs for america --
14. A gentleman of peace and learning --
15. There lived a man.
Responsibility: Lillie Patterson ; illustrated by David Scott Brown.

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A biography of the distinguished eighteenth-century black astronomer, farmer, mathematician, and surveyor whose accomplishments include having published a popular almanac and constructed the first completely American-made clock.

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