A look at great African American inventors of the past discusses the lives of Benjamin Bradley, Elijah McCoy, Jan Ernst Matzeliger, and C. J. Walker. Reprint.
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Jim Haskins is the author of over one hundred books and has an unrivaled background in writing African-American nonfiction for young readers. Among his many awards is the "Coretta Scott King Medal", which he received in 1977 for The Story of Stevie Wonder. Since then, he has won six Honor citations. Mr. Haskins splits his time between Gainesville, Florida, and New York City.Review:
“Helps fill the void of lost information concerning the role black Americans played in shaping the history of our country.” ―School Library Journal
“An inspiring work, this will enhance science, black history, and women's study courses.” ―Booklist
“Useful and inspiring.” ―Kirkus Reviews
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Book Description Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0153003715
Book Description Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1993. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110153003715