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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, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2013. ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First edition in this formatView 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: Biography, Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar; Raymond Obstfeld; Ben Boos; AG Ford
ISBN: 9780763664428 0763664421
OCLC Number: 832314840
Target Audience: Ages 8-12.
Description: 90 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Dr. Henry T. Sampson --
Granville T. Woods --
Lewis Howard Latimer --
Dr. Mark Dean --
Dr. Valerie L. Thomas --
James E. West --
Frederick McKinley Jones --
Joseph Lee --
Lloyd A. Hall --
George Crum --
--
Daniel Hale Williams --
Dr. Charles Drew --
Dr. Percy Lavon Julian --
Alfred L. Cralle --
Lonnie Johnson --
Garrett Morgan.
Responsibility: Kareem Addul-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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