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Benjamin Banneker : Pioneering Scientist
by Ginger Wadsworth and Craig Orback




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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.

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Overview

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.


 

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  • ISBN-13: 9780876141045
  • ISBN-10: 0876141041
  • Publisher: First Avenue Editions (Tm)
  • Publish Date: January 2003
  • Page Count: 48
  • Reading Level: Ages 7-10
  • Dimensions: 8.3 x 5.7 x 0.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25 pounds

Series: On My Own Biographies (Hardcover)

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