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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.

Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem, 1947- (Author). Obstfeld, Raymond, 1952- (Added Author). Boos, Ben, 1971- (illustrator.). Ford, AG, (illustrator.).
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  • ISBN: 9780763664411
  • ISBN: 0763664413
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource : color illustrations
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2012.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Includes brief biographies of famous African-American inventors on fold-out pages.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
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.
Target Audience Note:
880 Lexile.
Source of Description Note:
Print version record.
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.
Genre: Electronic books.

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