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What color is my world? : the lost history of African-American inventors

Author: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar; Raymond Obstfeld; Ben Boos; AG Ford
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Primary school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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While twins Ella and Herbie help the handyman Mr. Midal work on their new home, he tells them about such inventors as Granville Woods, Dr. Henry T. Sampson, and James West, giving them a new view of their heritage as African-Americans.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Biography Juvenile literature
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Fiction, Primary school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar; Raymond Obstfeld; Ben Boos; AG Ford
ISBN: 9780763645649 0763645648
OCLC Number: 727702880
Notes: Includes historical facts about how African-American inventors changed the way we live on paper flaps.
Target Audience: Elementary Grade.
Description: 36 pages : color illustrations ; 26 x 28 cm
Responsibility: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Raymond Obstfeld ; illustrated by Ben Boos & A.G. Ford.

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While twins Ella and Herbie help the handyman Mr. Midal work on their new home, he tells them about such inventors as Granville Woods, Dr. Henry T. Sampson, and James West, giving them a new view of their heritage as African-Americans.

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Inventions by African Americans

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2012-04-10) Good Permalink

This book is fiction and nonfiction mixed together. A brother and sister move into an old house where they meet an elderly handyman who shares lots of stories with the children. He tells them about inventors who are African American - ones that they hadn't heard about. The book has fold out inserts...
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