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What color is my world? : the lost history of African-American inventors

Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem, 1947-

Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2012.

36 p. : col. ill. ; 26 x 29 cm.

While twins Ella and Herbie help the handyman Mr. Midal 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.

Reading Level: 6.3

Available

Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

1 copy available at Paideia School

ISBN:

0763645648

LC Call No:

PZ7.A1589337 Wh 2012

Dewey Class No:

[Fic] 23

Author:

Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem, 1947-

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.

Publisher:

Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2012.

Physical:

36 p. : col. ill. ; 26 x 29 cm.

Notes:

Fold-out pages.

BibliogrphyNote:

Includes bibliographical references and filmography.

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal, February 2012

Citation/Refs:

Publisher's Weekly, November 2011

Citation/Refs:

Booklist, February 2011

Citation/Refs:

Horn Book, November 2012

Citation/Refs:

Kirkus Review, January 2012

Citation/Refs:

Science Books & Films (A.A.A.S.), August 2012

Summary:

While twins Ella and Herbie help the handyman Mr. Midal 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:

6.3.

Target Audience:

3-6 Follett Library Resources.

Subject:

Inventors--Fiction.

Subject:

African Americans--Fiction.

Subject:

Moving--Fiction.

Subject:

Siblings--Fiction.

Subject:

Twins--Fiction.

Subject:

Toy and movable books.

AE:PersName:

Obstfeld, Raymond, 1952-

AE:PersName:

Boos, Ben, 1971- ill.

AE:PersName:

Ford, A. G., ill.

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