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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.


  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 0763645648 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 9780763645649 (hbk.)
  • Description: 36 pages : color illustrations ; 26 x 28 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, [2012]

Available copies

  • 11 of 12 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Gloucester. (Show all copies)

Current holds

0 current holds with 12 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Gloucester Children's Picture Books J/E/ Abdul (Picture Books) (Text to Phone) Long Overdue 03/17/2016
Beverly Main Children's Biography Child Biography T 39 .K27 2012 (Text to Phone) Available -
Everett - Parlin Memorial Children's Nonfiction j920/Abdul-Jabbar (Text to Phone) Available -
Everett - Parlin Memorial Children's Nonfiction j920/Abdul-Jabbar (Text to Phone) Available -
Everett - Shute Memorial Children's Nonfiction j920/Abdul-Jabbar (Text to Phone) Available -
Lynnfield Children's Nonfiction Children's / T 39 .K27 2012 (Text to Phone) Available -
Merrimack College ERC Stacks (2nd) [ERC] T39 .K27 2012 (Text to Phone) Available -
Peabody Main Children's Nonfiction Child/ T 39 .K27 2012 (Text to Phone) Available -
Peabody South Branch Children's Nonfiction Child/PZ 7 .A1589337 2012 (Text to Phone) Available -
Peabody West Branch Children's Nonfiction Child/ PZ 7.A1589337 Wh 2012 (Text to Phone) Available -
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Content descriptions

General Note: Includes historical facts about how African-American inventors changed the way we live on paper flaps.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references, videography and webliography (page 3 of cover).
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 Note: Elementary Grade.
Study Program Information Note: Accelerated Reader AR MG 6.1 2pts.
Accelerated Reader 6.1.
Obstfeld, Raymond, 1952- author. (Added Author). Boos, Ben, 1971- illustrator. (Added Author). Ford, AG. illustrator. (Added Author).

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