Gloucester: Sawyer Free Library


What color is my world? : the lost history of African-American inventors / Kareem Abdul-Jabbar & Raymond Obstfeld ; illustrated by Ben Boos & A.G. Ford.


  • ISBN: 9780763645649 (hbk.)
  • ISBN: 0763645648 (hbk.)
  • Description: 36 p. : col. ill. ; 26 x 28 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2012.

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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.
Obstfeld, Raymond, 1952- (Added Author). Boos, Ben, 1971- ill. (Added Author). Ford, A. G., ill. (Added Author).