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What color is my world? : the lost history of African-American inventors, (ebook)

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What color is my world? : the lost history of African-American inventors
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What color is my world?
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the lost history of African-American inventors
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eng
Summary
Did you know that James West invented the microphone in your cell phone? That Fred Jones invented the refrigerated truck that makes supermarkets possible? Or that Dr. Percy Julian synthesized cortisone from soy, easing untold people's pain? These are just some of the black inventors and innovators scoring big points in this dynamic look at several unsung heroes who shared a desire to improve people's lives. Offering profiles with fast facts on flaps and framed by a funny contemporary story featuring two feisty twins, here is a nod to the minds behind the gamma electric cell and the ice-cream scoop, improvements to traffic lights, open-heart surgery, and more - inventors whose ingenuity and perseverance against great odds made our world safer, better, and brighter. Back matter includes an authors' note and sources
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Midwest
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1947-
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Abdul-Jabbar, Kareem
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[Fic]
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no index present
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fiction
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dictionaries
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  • African American inventors
  • African American inventors
  • African Americans
  • African Americans
  • Moving, Household
  • Brothers and sisters
  • Twins
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juvenile
Label
What color is my world? : the lost history of African-American inventors, (ebook)
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9780763664411
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12044918
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remote
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12044918
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MWT12044918
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
What color is my world? : the lost history of African-American inventors, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780763664411
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12044918
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12044918
System control number
MWT12044918
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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