What Color Is My World? : The Lost History of African-American Inventors
by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Raymond Obstfeld and Ben Boos


Overview - "Get ready to have your mind blown with this fun book." -- The Washington Post

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, basketball legend and the NBA's all-time leading scorer, champions a lineup of little-known African-American inventors in this lively, kid-friendly book. Offering profiles with fast facts and framed by a funny contemporary story featuring two feisty twins, here is a tribute to black inventors whose ingenuity and perseverance against great odds made our world safer, better, and brighter.
Back matter includes an authors' note and sources.

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Overview
"Get ready to have your mind blown with this fun book." -- The Washington Post

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, basketball legend and the NBA's all-time leading scorer, champions a lineup of little-known African-American inventors in this lively, kid-friendly book. Offering profiles with fast facts and framed by a funny contemporary story featuring two feisty twins, here is a tribute to black inventors whose ingenuity and perseverance against great odds made our world safer, better, and brighter.
Back matter includes an authors' note and sources.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763664428
  • ISBN-10: 0763664421
  • Publisher: Candlewick Press (MA)
  • Publish Date: December 2013
  • Page Count: 90
  • Reading Level: Ages 8-12
  • Dimensions: 8.8 x 5.9 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.25 pounds


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Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Technology - Inventions
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > Science & Nature - History of Science
Books > Juvenile Nonfiction > People & Places - United States - African-American

 
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