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Author Weatherly, Myra.
Title Benjamin Banneker : American scientific pioneer / by Myra Weatherly.
Pub Info Minneapolis, Minn. : Compass Point Books, c2006.
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book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Falmouth-Children's Room  J BIOGRAPHY 920 Banneker     AVAILABLE
Descript 112 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 24 cm.
Series Signature lives
Signature lives.
Audience 1080L Lexile
Note Accelerated Reader MG 7.9 2 2 104881
Bibliog. 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.
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.
Astronomers.
Scientists.
African Americans -- Biography.
ISBN 0756515793
9780756515799
9780756518059 (pbk.)
0756518059 (pbk.)
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