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What color is my world? : the lost history of African-American inventors / Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Raymond Obstfeld ; illustrated by Ben Boos & A.G. Ford.

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Item details

  • ISBN: 9780763645649 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0763645648 (hbk.)
  • Physical Description: 36 p. (some folded) : col. ill. ; 26 x 28 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2012.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Also includes brief biographies of famous African-American inventors on fold-out pages.
Bibliography, etc.:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
While twins Ella and Herbie help the handyman Mr. Mital 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.
Subject: African American inventors > Juvenile fiction.
African American inventors > Biography > Juvenile literature.
African Americans > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans > Juvenile literature.
Moving, Household > Juvenile fiction.
Brothers and sisters > Juvenile fiction.
Twins > Juvenile fiction.
Inventors > Fiction.
African Americans > Fiction.
Moving, Household > Fiction.
Brothers and sisters > Fiction.
Twins > Fiction.
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