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What Color Is My World?

The Lost History of African-American Inventors
Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem (Book - 2012 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
What Color Is My World?
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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.
Authors: Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem, 1947-
Title: What color is my world?
the lost history of African-American inventors
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2012
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 36 p. :,col. ill. ;,26 x 28 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Raymond Obstfeld ; illustrated by Ben Boos & A.G. Ford
Summary: 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.
Additional Contributors: Ford, AG
Boos, Ben - 1971-
Obstfeld, Raymond - 1952-
ISBN: 0763645648
9780763645649
Branch Call Number: j ABDULJABB 2012
Bibliography: Includes bibliographical references
Subject Headings: Twins Juvenile fiction Brothers and sisters Juvenile fiction Moving, Household Juvenile fiction Inventors Juvenile fiction African Americans Juvenile fiction African American inventors Juvenile fiction
Topical Term: Twins
Brothers and sisters
Moving, Household
Inventors
African Americans
African American inventors
LCCN: 2011018610
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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.


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Mar 13, 2014
  • lmcshane rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Candlewick has some of the best new books available to help integrate fiction/non-fiction. Wish this book had a better call number and format - but Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is definitely living up to his commitment to recognize the Giants - who raise us all up.

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