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Author Weatherly, Myra.

Title Benjamin Banneker : American scientific pioneer / by Myra Weatherly.

Imprint Minneapolis, Minn. : Compass Point Books, c2006.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Juvenile Biography  J B Banneker, B.    ---  Available
Description 112 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 24 cm.
Series Signature lives
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 106-108) and index.
Contents Banneker's bold declaration -- An exceptional family -- The gifted child -- Doing difficult work -- A change in the valley -- A new energy for life -- An important task -- Almanac maker -- Banneker's last years.
Summary Biography of the African-American man who, as a self-taught mathematician and astronomer, helped survey the site of the Nation's Capitol and published several popular almanacs.
Local Note 51
Subject Banneker, Benjamin, 1731-1806.
Astronomers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Scientists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Mathematicians -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American scientists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American mathematicians -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 0756515793
Standard No. 9780756515799

 
    
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