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What Are You Figuring Now

A Story of Benjamin Banneker (Creative Minds Biography)

by Jeri Ferris

  • 391 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages64
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7601361M
ISBN 100613684788
ISBN 109780613684781
OCLC/WorldCa646694378

  It's exciting once you've finished writing that last word on the last page of your manuscript. Though you may want to celebrate, you also may wonder . A biography of the Afro-American farmer and self-taught mathematician, astronomer, and surveyor.

What Are You Figuring Now?: A Story about Benjamin Banneker (Creative Minds Biography) by Jeri Ferris. Lerner Classroom, Paperback. Acceptable. Disclaimer:A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text. The dust jacket is missing.   NAMED A BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR BY ESQUIRE AND BOOKPAGE Figuring explores the complexities of love and the human search for truth and meaning through the interconnected lives of several historical figures across four centuries—beginning with the astronomer Johannes Kepler, who discovered the laws of planetary motion, and ending with the marine biologist and author Rachel Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

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What are you figuring now?: a story about Benjamin Banneker. Minneapolis: Carolrhoda Books. Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide) Ferris, Jeri and Amy. Johnson. What Are You Figuring Now?: A Story About Benjamin Banneker. Minneapolis: Carolrhoda Books. Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide) Ferris, Jeri.

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In plans for the new capital city, Washington, D.C., were in the works, but someone was needed to help with the surveying. Thomas Jefferson recommended Benjamin Banneker for the job. Banneker was a free black man who lived at a time when black Americans had few, if any, rights.

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