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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.

Authors: Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem, 1947-
Call number: jFIC ABD
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2012.
Publication date: 2012.
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.
Title: What color is my world? : the lost history of African-American inventors / Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Raymond Obstfeld ; illustrated by Ben Boos & A.G. Ford.
Edition: 1st ed.
Physical description: 36 p. (some folded) : col. ill. ; 26 x 28 cm.
Notes: Also includes brief biographies of famous African-American inventors on fold-out pages.
Summary note: 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.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references.
Added author: Obstfeld, Raymond, 1952-
Boos, Ben, 1971- , illustrator.
Ford, AG, illustrator.
ISBN: 9780763645649 (hbk.)
0763645648 (hbk.)
LCCN: 2011018610
Url for this record: http://sherloc.imcpl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1345530
Bib No.: 1345530

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