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Benjamin Banneker

Author: Rick Burke
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Heinemann Library, ©2003.
Series: American lives (Heinemann Library (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : Primary school : English
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This is a biography of Benjamin Banneker, an African-American astronomer, farmer, mathematician, and surveyor in the American colonies.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Biography
Named Person: Benjamin Banneker; Benjamin Banneker; Benjamin Banneker; Benjamin Banneker
Material Type: Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rick Burke
ISBN: 1403407258 9781403407252 1403431000 9781403431004
OCLC Number: 51216149
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Wonders of learning --
Molly --
Parents --
Young Benjamin --
The wooden clock --
Farming --
The Ellicott Family --
Astronomy --
Writing the almanacs --
Washington, D.C. --
Almanacs --
The letter to Jefferson --
Final years.
Series Title: American lives (Heinemann Library (Firm))
Responsibility: Rick Burke.

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This is a biography of Benjamin Banneker, an African-American astronomer, farmer, mathematician, and surveyor in the American colonies.

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