What Color Is My World?: The Lost History of African-American Inventors
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, basketball legend and the NBA's alltime leading scorer, champions a lineup
of little-known African-American inventors in this lively, kid-friendly book.
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‚Äôs pain? These are just some of the black inventors and innovators scoring big points in this dynamic look at several unsung heroes