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Product Description: Build literacy skills and social studies content knowledge with the Benjamin Banneker: Self-Made Man primary source reader. This fascinating text takes a look at the life of the self-educated mathematician, scientist, astronomer, and civil rights advocate who became an almanac writer and land surveyor for the nation's capital...read more

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9781493830824 | Teacher Created Materials, August 30, 2016, cover price $8.99 | About this edition: Build literacy skills and social studies content knowledge with the Benjamin Banneker: Self-Made Man primary source reader.

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Product Description: This title is a brief, yet informative, biography on Benjamin Banneker. Readers will learn about Bannekers early life, personal life, and all about his contributions to science, surveying, the Farmers Almanac, and for his campaign against slavery...read more

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9781624038709 | Core Library, September 1, 2015, cover price $32.79 | About this edition: This title is a brief, yet informative, biography on Benjamin Banneker.

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Product Description: This introduction to space science for children uses the story of Neil deGrasse Tyson's life and career to frame the journey.Catch the thrill of the cosmos and space science through the life of Neil deGrasse Tyson—the popular astrophysicist, science communicator, and host of FOX-TV’s Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey...read more

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9781633880146 | Prometheus Books, March 3, 2015, cover price $14.99 | About this edition: This introduction to space science for children uses the story of Neil deGrasse Tyson's life and career to frame the journey.

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It was not always known that the Milky Way is just one of many galaxies in the universe. Edwin Hubble is the man who discovered this startling idea and that the universe was expanding. As a result of these discoveries, Hubble became an international celebrity, and is remembered today as a genius of science.

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9780766065550 | Enslow Pub Inc, January 1, 2015, cover price $27.94 | About this edition: It was not always known that the Milky Way is just one of many galaxies in the universe.

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9780766065567 | Enslow Pub Inc, January 1, 2015, cover price $12.88

Miscellaneous:

9780385502115, titled "Ten Thousand Sorrows: The Extraordinary Journey of a Korean War Orphan" | Doubleday, December 1, 2000, cover price $22.95 | also contains Ten Thousand Sorrows: The Extraordinary Journey of a Korean War Orphan

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Product Description: For every child who has ever looked up at the stars and asked, "What are they?" comes the story of a curious boy who never stopped wondering: Carl Sagan.When Carl Sagan was a young boy he went to the 1939 World's Fair and his life was changed forever...read more

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9781596439603 | Roaring Brook, October 14, 2014, cover price $17.99 | About this edition: For every child who has ever looked up at the stars and asked, "What are they?

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Product Description: Benjamin Banneker, born in 1731, was a man ahead of his time. As a free African American in a time of slavery, Banneker was not welcome in white society, and he spent most of his life on his Maryland farm. There he harnessed his keen and curious intellect to teach himself complex mathematics and astronomy...read more

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9780766061125 | Enslow Pub Inc, September 1, 2014, cover price $27.94 | About this edition: Benjamin Banneker, born in 1731, was a man ahead of his time.

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9780766061132 | Enslow Pub Inc, September 1, 2014, cover price $12.88 | About this edition: Benjamin Banneker, born in 1731, was a man ahead of his time.
9780330267694, titled "The Stockholm Syndicate" | Pan Books Ltd, August 1, 1982, cover price $15.95 | also contains The Stockholm Syndicate | About this edition: Jules Beaurain is Commander of Telescope, an elite strike force, which is confronted by The Syndicate, a group which uses blackmail, bribery and terror to gain control of the economy of the West.

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9781477776810 | Rosen Young Adult, August 1, 2014, cover price $35.60

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Product Description: Look up at the stars and explore the life of Maria Mitchell, the first female astronomer in the United States.

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9781491405420 | Capstone Pr Inc, August 1, 2014, cover price $6.29 | About this edition: Look up at the stars and explore the life of Maria Mitchell, the first female astronomer in the United States.

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9781491405390 | Pebble Books, July 1, 2014, cover price $21.32 | About this edition: Look up at the stars and explore the life of Maria Mitchell, the first female astronomer in the United States.

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Product Description: Explore the life and achievements of Benjamin Banneker, a free African American astronomer, author, and inventor of the 1700s.

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9781491405062 | Pebble Books, August 1, 2014, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Explore the life and achievements of Benjamin Banneker, a free African American astronomer, author, and inventor of the 1700s.

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9781491405000 | Capstone Pr Inc, July 1, 2014, cover price $21.32 | About this edition: Explore the life and achievements of Benjamin Banneker, a free African American astronomer, author, and inventor of the 1700s.

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Product Description: If learning about the origin of the universe wasn't enticing enough, this title guides readers through the trials of its discovery by Edwin Hubble, after whom the Hubble space telescope is named. Chronicling Hubbles early years at the University of Chicago, to his discovery of spiral nebulae, to his later research into the expanding universe, readers experience Hubbles successes and failures in the discovery of the Big Bang...read more

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9781477718032 | Rosen Pub Group, January 1, 2014, cover price $34.25 | About this edition: If learning about the origin of the universe wasn't enticing enough, this title guides readers through the trials of its discovery by Edwin Hubble, after whom the Hubble space telescope is named.

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By Robert Burleigh and Raul Colon (illustrator)

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9781416958192 | Simon & Schuster, February 19, 2013, cover price $16.99

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Product Description: In the 42 years that Edward Pickering directed the Harvard College Observatory, he and his team of women "computers" made strides in promoting the new field of astrophotography, discovered the first spectroscopic binary star system, and cataloged more than 225,000 stars...read more

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9781604136647 | Chelsea House Pub, May 1, 2012, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: In the 42 years that Edward Pickering directed the Harvard College Observatory, he and his team of women "computers" made strides in promoting the new field of astrophotography, discovered the first spectroscopic binary star system, and cataloged more than 225,000 stars.

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Product Description: This biography illustrates the accomplishments of a woman who developed a system of classifying stars and who-to this day-holds the record for identifying more stars than anyone else in the world. In 1925, Annie Jump Cannon became the first woman to be honored by Oxford University with a doctor of science degree...read more
By Christina Wald (illustrator)

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9781589809116 | Pelican Pub Co Inc, September 30, 2011, cover price $16.99 | About this edition: This biography illustrates the accomplishments of a woman who developed a system of classifying stars and who-to this day-holds the record for identifying more stars than anyone else in the world.

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Product Description: Benjamin Banneker's life story is filled with extraordinary accomplishments. The son and grandson of former slaves, he taught himself mathematics, astronomy, and surveying while living on an isolated family farm. Banneker participated in surveying the site of the new Capitol of the United States, published several popular almanacs based on his observations of the stars, and even corresponded with Thomas Jefferson, sharing his hope that future president would change his position on slavery...read more

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9781604137446 | Chelsea House Pub, November 1, 2010, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: Benjamin Banneker's life story is filled with extraordinary accomplishments.

Introduces Benjamin Banneker, a free black man of the eighteenth century who loved to learn and used his knowledge and observations to build a wooden clock, write an almanac, and help survey the streets of Washington, D.C.
By Craig Orback (illustrator)

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9781575057149 | Millbrook Pr, August 1, 2010, cover price $18.95 | About this edition: Introduces Benjamin Banneker, a free black man of the eighteenth century who loved to learn and used his knowledge and observations to build a wooden clock, write an almanac, and help survey the streets of Washington, D.

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Jules Beaurain is Commander of Telescope, an elite strike force, which is confronted by The Syndicate, a group which uses blackmail, bribery and terror to gain control of the economy of the West. Beaurain must locate and eliminate its leaders, but The Syndicate have already issued a death order against him. From the author of FURY.

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9780708909850 | Large print edition (Ulverscroft Large Print Books, June 1, 1992), cover price $25.99 | About this edition: Jules Beaurain is Commander of Telescope, an elite strike force, which is confronted by The Syndicate, a group which uses blackmail, bribery and terror to gain control of the economy of the West.
9780525241027 | E P Dutton, June 1, 1982, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: The leader of the antiterrorist group, Telescope, and his female assistant penetrate the Stockholm Syndicate, an international conspiracy which uses public institutions in its quest for absolute power

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9780330267694 | Pan Books Ltd, August 1, 1982, cover price $15.95 | also contains The Life of Benjamin Banneker: Astronomer and Mathematician | About this edition: Jules Beaurain is Commander of Telescope, an elite strike force, which is confronted by The Syndicate, a group which uses blackmail, bribery and terror to gain control of the economy of the West.

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9781850896906 | Isis Audio, September 1, 1993, cover price $69.95

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