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Author Litwin, Laura Baskes, author.
Title The life of Benjamin Banneker : astronomer and mathematician / Laura Baskes Litwin.
Pub Info Berkeley Heights, NJ, USA : Enslow Publishers, Inc., [2015]
book jacket
 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J 921 Ban     AVAILABLE
Descript 96 pages : portrait ; 24 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Legendary African Americans
Legendary African Americans.
Note "Originally published as 'Benjamin Banneker: astronomer and mathematician' in 1999"--Title page verso.
Audience 7-8.
Summary The story of free African American Benjamin Banneker, who, despite growing up in a time of slavery, pushed through to make his dream of being an astronomer come true.
Contents Design for a capital city -- A family album -- Rhythms of time -- New community -- Navigating the stars -- Abolitionists in action -- Fame for a shy man -- An honorable life.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (page 93) and index.
Subject Banneker, Benjamin, 1731-1806 -- Juvenile literature.
Banneker, Benjamin, 1731-1806.
Astronomers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American scientists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Astronomers -- United States -- Biography.
African American scientists -- Biography.
Add Title Benjamin Banneker, astronomer and mathematician
Alt Title Benjamin Banneker
ISBN 9780766061125 (hbk.)
0766061124 (hbk.)
9780766061132 (pbk. ed.)
0766061132 (pbk. ed.)
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