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The Resource Dear Benjamin Banneker, Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrated by Brian Pinkney

Dear Benjamin Banneker, Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrated by Brian Pinkney

Label
Dear Benjamin Banneker
Title
Dear Benjamin Banneker
Statement of responsibility
Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrated by Brian Pinkney
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A biography of the eighteenth-century black tobacco farmer who taught himself mathematics, astronomy, and clockmaking; became famous for his almanacs, and assisted in the original survey of Washington, D.C
Summary
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
Tone
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
201149
Cataloging source
OCO
Dewey number
B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
QB143.B35
LC item number
P56 1998
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1100
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 4
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Dear Benjamin Banneker, Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrated by Brian Pinkney
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Gulliver books."
Control code
187720
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
[32] p.
Isbn
9780153143960
Lccn
93031162
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm28677354
  • (OCoLC)28677354
Label
Dear Benjamin Banneker, Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrated by Brian Pinkney
Link
Publication
Note
"Gulliver books."
Control code
187720
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
[32] p.
Isbn
9780153143960
Lccn
93031162
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm28677354
  • (OCoLC)28677354

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