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Ticktock Banneker's Clock

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SKU AABA978-1585369560

Shana Keller (A) and David C. Gardner (ILT)

List Price: $16.99 (Hardcover - Scientist, Mathematician and Astronomer - 2016)
 
Throughout his life, Benjamin Banneker was known and admired for his work in science, mathematics, and astronomy, just to name a few pursuits. But even when he was born in Maryland in 1731, he was already an extraordinary person for that time period. He was born free at a time in America when most African Americans were slaves. Though he only briefly attended school and was largely self-taught, at a young age Benjamin displayed a keen aptitude for mathematics and science. Inspired by a pocket watch he had seen, at the age of 22 he built a strike clock based on his own drawings and using a pocket-knife. This picture book biography focuses on one episode in a remarkable (32 pgs) Ages 6-9 
  • Lexile measure ‏ : ‎ 720L
  • Grade level ‏ : ‎ 1 - 4
  • Product Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 9.1 x 0.5 x 11.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight 1.05 pounds