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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
Awards note
Coretta Scott King Honor, author, 1979.
Biography type
individual biography
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
Nature of contents
bibliography
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Benjamin Banneker, genius of early America, Lillie Patterson ; illustrated by David Scott Brown
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-142)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
142 pages
Isbn
9780687029006
Lccn
77013216
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
ocm03292699
Label
Benjamin Banneker, genius of early America, Lillie Patterson ; illustrated by David Scott Brown
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-142)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
142 pages
Isbn
9780687029006
Lccn
77013216
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
ocm03292699

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