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Physical Description:104 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
Publisher:New York, NY :Lucent Press,2018.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 94-97) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Pre-Civil War Black inventors -- Mechanical experimentation and the industrial revolution -- Electric America -- Progress in the 20th century -- Changing attitudes, changing technology.
Many of the products we use every day were invented by African Americans, although these inventors unfortunately have not often been given credit for their contributions. Readers will take a fascinating look at the black men and women who have helped shape the world as we know it today with their inventions.