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The Resource Benjamin Banneker, genius of early America, Lillie Patterson ; illustrated by David Scott Brown

Benjamin Banneker, genius of early America, Lillie Patterson ; illustrated by David Scott Brown

Label
Benjamin Banneker, genius of early America
Title
Benjamin Banneker, genius of early America
Statement of responsibility
Lillie Patterson ; illustrated by David Scott Brown
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
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
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
179961
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 520/.92/4
  • B
  • 92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QB36.B22
LC item number
P38
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Benjamin Banneker, genius of early America, Lillie Patterson ; illustrated by David Scott Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 141-142)
Contents
  • 5.
  • The wonderful wooden clock
  • 6.
  • Farming and studying
  • 7.
  • The Ellicotts of Ellicott's Mills
  • 8.
  • A young friend named George
  • 9.
  • Studying the sky
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • Laying out a capital city
  • 11.
  • Almanac maker
  • 12.
  • A letter to Thomas Jefferson
  • 13.
  • Almanacs for america
  • 14.
  • A gentleman of peace and learning
  • A story at Bannaky Springs
  • 15.
  • There lived a man
  • 2.
  • The little landowner
  • 3.
  • Growing and learning
  • 4.
  • A school at last
Control code
104601
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
142 p.
Isbn
9780687029006
Lccn
77013216
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm03292699
  • (OCoLC)3292699
Label
Benjamin Banneker, genius of early America, Lillie Patterson ; illustrated by David Scott Brown
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 141-142)
Contents
  • 5.
  • The wonderful wooden clock
  • 6.
  • Farming and studying
  • 7.
  • The Ellicotts of Ellicott's Mills
  • 8.
  • A young friend named George
  • 9.
  • Studying the sky
  • 1.
  • 10.
  • Laying out a capital city
  • 11.
  • Almanac maker
  • 12.
  • A letter to Thomas Jefferson
  • 13.
  • Almanacs for america
  • 14.
  • A gentleman of peace and learning
  • A story at Bannaky Springs
  • 15.
  • There lived a man
  • 2.
  • The little landowner
  • 3.
  • Growing and learning
  • 4.
  • A school at last
Control code
104601
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
142 p.
Isbn
9780687029006
Lccn
77013216
Other physical details
ill
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm03292699
  • (OCoLC)3292699

Library Locations

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