What color is my world? [electronic resource] : the lost history of African-American inventors / Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Raymond Obstfeld ; illustrated by Ben Boos & A.G. Ford. - SHERLOC
What color is my world? [electronic resource] : the lost history of African-American inventors / Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Raymond Obstfeld ; illustrated by Ben Boos & A.G. Ford.
Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2012.
9780763664411 (electronic bk.)
0763664413 (electronic bk.)
1 online resource : col. ill.
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.
Includes bibliographical references.
Also includes brief biographies of famous African-American inventors on fold-out pages.
Description based on print version record.
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.