Benjamin Banneker: Astronomer and Mathematician

Benjamin Banneker: Astronomer and Mathematician

by Allison Lassieur

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Overview

Provides an introduction to the life and biography of Benjamin Banneker, the African American astronomer and mathematician who helped survey Washington, D.C., and who wrote several successful almanacs.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780736854320
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/01/2006
Series: Fact Finders Biographies: Great African Americans
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 7.75(w) x 8.75(h) x 0.31(d)
Age Range: 8 - 9 Years

About the Author

Allison Lassieur has written more than 100 books on many topics, including history, biography, science, and current events. She has also written fiction novels and short stories, puzzles, and activities. When she isn't busy writing, Allison enjoys knitting, spinning, and reading good novels. Allison lives in Trenton, Tennessee with her husband, daughter, and a houseful of pets.

Table of Contents

Planning a city — Growing up — A wooden clock — Looking to the sky — New adventures — Later years.

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