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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
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A biography of the Afro-American farmer and self-taught mathematician, astronomer, and surveyor who helped determine the boundaries of the District of Columbia and also became famous for his almanacs
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
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Pinkney, Andrea Davis
Dewey number
  • 520/.92
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
AD 1100
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • MG
  • 3-5
LC call number
QB143.B35
LC item number
P56 1994
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
1100
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 4
Reading level
  • 6.4
  • 5.1
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Pinkney, J. Brian
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Banneker, Benjamin
  • African American scientists
  • African Americans
  • Astronomers
  • Almanacs, American
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Dear Benjamin Banneker, Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrated by Brian Pinkney
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Gulliver books."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
28677354
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
32 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780152004170
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
93031162 /AC
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Label
Dear Benjamin Banneker, Andrea Davis Pinkney ; illustrated by Brian Pinkney
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Gulliver books."
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
28677354
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
32 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780152004170
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
93031162 /AC
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations

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