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Benjamin Banneker

Author: Kevin Conley
Publisher: Danbury, Conn. : Grolier, 1990, ©1989.
Series: Notable Black Americans of achievement.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : 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: Biographies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Benjamin Banneker; Benjamin Banneker; Benjamin Banneker
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kevin Conley
ISBN: 0717285561 9780717285563
OCLC Number: 23013346
Notes: Cover title: Benjamin Banneker, scientist and mathematician.
Description: 109 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Title: Notable Black Americans of achievement.
Other Titles: Benjamin Banneker, scientist and mathematician
Responsibility: Kevin Conley.

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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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