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Benjamin Banneker : astronomer and mathematician, by Melissa Maupin

Label
Benjamin Banneker : astronomer and mathematician
Title
Benjamin Banneker
Title remainder
astronomer and mathematician
Statement of responsibility
by Melissa Maupin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Eighteenth-century mathematician and astronomer Benjamin Banneker was widely known and respected in his time. Most of what he knew, he taught himself. His letter to Thomas Jefferson asked the future president to reconsider his racial prejudices. Learn about Banneker, who abolitionists would use as proof that people of any race can be equally intelligent
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1958-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Maupin, Melissa
Dewey number
520/.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB36.B22
LC item number
M384 2021
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
The Black American journey
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Banneker, Benjamin
  • Astronomers
  • African American scientists
  • African Americans
  • Banneker, Benjamin
  • Astronomers
  • Scientists
  • Mathematicians
  • African Americans
  • Banneker, Benjamin
  • African American scientists
  • African Americans
  • Astronomers
  • United States
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Benjamin Banneker : astronomer and mathematician, by Melissa Maupin
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The Banneky family -- Benjamin the student -- In the stars -- A plea for freedom -- Think about it -- Time line
Control code
on1183420830
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
32 pages
Isbn
9781503853782
Lccn
2020943588
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1183420830
Label
Benjamin Banneker : astronomer and mathematician, by Melissa Maupin
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
The Banneky family -- Benjamin the student -- In the stars -- A plea for freedom -- Think about it -- Time line
Control code
on1183420830
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
32 pages
Isbn
9781503853782
Lccn
2020943588
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
(OCoLC)1183420830

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