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Selected by the Children's Book Council for 2017! 

boy holding pocket watch

Celebrate science and history with this award winning picture book biography! 

Throughout his life, Benjamin Banneker was known and admired for his work in science, mathematics, and astronomy, just to name a few pursuits. Inspired by a pocket watch he had seen, at the age of 22 he built a striking clock based on his own drawings and using a pocketknife. This picture book biography focuses on one episode in a remarkable life. - Sleeping Bear Press  

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