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Dear Benjamin Banneker

Author: Andrea Davis Pinkney

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

ISBN: 0152018921

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Describes the life of America's first Black scientist, Benjamin Banneker, who published his own almanac, helped survey the site for the nation's capital, and spoke out against slavery.

Benjamin Banneker

Astronomer and Mathematician

Author: Allison Lassieur

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 9780736854320

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Highlights the life of the self-taught mathematician and astronomer who helped survey the land for Washington, D.C., and published several almanacs, a first for an African American at that time.

Benjamin Banneker

Astronomer and Mathematician

Author: Laura Baskes Litwin,Benjamin Banneker

Publisher: Enslow Pub Incorporated

ISBN: 9780766012080

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

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A biography of the eighteenth-century African-American who taught himself mathematics and astronomy and helped survey what would become Washington, D.C.

The life of Benjamin Banneker

the first African-American man of science

Author: Silvio A. Bedini

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 448

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Revised and expanded in 1999 this definitive biography incorporates much new research undertaken since the book's first publication (Scribner's, 1972). Comments on the first edition:

Benjamin Banneker

Pioneering Scientist

Author: Ginger Wadsworth

Publisher: Millbrook Press

ISBN: 1541528522

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Gazing up at the stars, Benjamin Banneker longed to understand how and why things worked as they did. In a time when most black Americans were slaves, Banneker lived a life of freedom and became known as America's first black American man of science. He helped survey Washington, D.C., and became the first black American to write an almanac. Through his accomplishments, he helped advance the cause of equality for African Americans.

Benjamin Banneker

Surveyor, Astronomer, Publisher, Patriot

Author: Charles Cerami

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0471387525

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 257

View: 9052

Looks at the life of the self-taught astronomer, mathematician, and publisher of "Banneker's Almanac," who surveyed the land that was to become Washington D.C.

Benjamin Banneker

Mathematician and Stargazer

Author: Rose Blue,Corinne J. Naden

Publisher: Lerner Publications

ISBN: 9780761318057

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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Profiles the African-American who whose love for reading and mathematics led him to publish a farmer's almanac, survey the District of Columbia, and predict a solar eclipse.

Benjamin Banneker

American Scientific Pioneer

Author: Myra Weatherly

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 9780756515799

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 112

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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.

Benjamin Banneker

Author: Eric Braun

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 9780736842334

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

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Presents the life and accomplishments of the African American man whose interest in reading and mathematics helped him publish a farmer's almanac and survey the U.S. capital during a time when few African Americans went to school.

Benjamin Banneker

Brilliant Surveyor, Mathematician, and Astronomer

Author: Erika Wittekind

Publisher: ABDO

ISBN: 1629699365

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 48

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This title is a brief, yet informative, biography on Benjamin Banneker. Readers will learn about Banneker's early life, personal life, and all about his contributions to science, surveying, the Farmers' Almanac, and for his campaign against slavery. Aligned to Common Core Standards and correlated to state standards. Core Library is an imprint of Abdo Publishing, a division of ABDO.

Benjamin Banneker, genius of early America

Author: Lillie Patterson

Publisher: Abingdon Pr

ISBN: N.A

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 142

View: 4567

A biography of the distinguished eighteenth-century black astronomer, farmer, mathematician, and surveyor whose accomplishments include having published a popular almanac and constructed the first completely American-made clock.

Benjamin Banneker

Self-Educated Scientist

Author: Lisa M. B. Simons

Publisher: Capstone

ISBN: 1543506518

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 24

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Benjamin Banneker wasn't just a scientist. He was also an author, astronomer, and mathematician. Young readers will discover how this self-taught man came to be one of the first important African American intellectuals.

Benjamin Banneker

Author: Melissa Maupin

Publisher: The Childs World Inc

ISBN: N.A

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Profiles the life and education of Benjamin Banneker, an African American living free in Washington, D.C. during colonial times, who overcame racist adversity to become a skilled astronomer and surveyor.

Benjamin Banneker

Author: Rick Burke

Publisher: Capstone Classroom

ISBN: 9781403431004

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

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Benjamin Banneker was an African-American astronomer, farmer, mathematician, and surveyor in the American colonies. Can you imagine what his life must have been like? What he was like as a person? Get to know Benjamin Banneker through this book.

Benjamin Banneker: the man who saved Washington

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: African American scientists

Page: 127

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A biography of the self-taught black mathematician and astronomer who as a surveyor helped determine the boundaries of the District of Columbia.

Memoir of Benjamin Banneker

Read Before the Maryland Historical Society, at the Monthly Meeting, May 1, 1845

Author: John Hazlehurst Boneval Latrobe

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: African American scientists

Page: 16

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Benjamin Banneker: Self-Made Man

Author: Jody Jensen Shaffer

Publisher: Teacher Created Materials

ISBN: 1480756849

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 32

View: 8864

Explore the life of this self-educated mathematician, scientist, astronomer, and civil rights advocate with the Benjamin Banneker: Self-Made Man e-Book. This informational text profiles the life of the man who worked hard to educate himself and became an almanac writer and land surveyor for the nation's capital. Get your students excited as they explore this nonfiction reader filled with primary source material, offering a historical glimpse of what life was like back then. Build literacy and subject content knowledge with this nonfiction reader that explores US history, geography, and other social studies topics. The Benjamin Banneker: Self-Made Man e-Book provides access to every type of learner with appropriately leveled content. This book contains text features such as captions, bold print, glossary, and index to increase understanding and build academic vocabulary. Aligned to McREL, WIDA/TESOL, NCSS/C3 Framework and other state standards, this text readies students for college and career readiness.

Benjamin Banneker

Author: Carole Marsh

Publisher: Gallopade International

ISBN: 9780635021298

Category: African American scientists

Page: 12

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An activity book that presents information about Benjamin Banneker.

Benjamin Banneker

American Mathematician and Astronomer

Author: Bonnie Hinman,Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 1438101082

Category: African American scientists

Page: 79

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Born free when most blacks were slaves, Banneker was a successful land surveyor, astronomer, and author of almanacs.

What are You Figuring Now?

A Story about Benjamin Banneker

Author: Jeri Ferris

Publisher: LernerClassroom

ISBN: 0876145217

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 5105

A biography of the Afro-American farmer and self-taught mathematician, astronomer, and surveyor for the new capital city of the United States in 1791, who also calculated a successful almanac notable for its preciseness.

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