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African American inventors : overcoming challenges to change America / by Sophie Washburne.

Washburne, Sophie, author. (Author).
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Albert Carlton - Cashiers Community Library YA 609.2 W (Text) 39493108221187 Young Adult New Nonfiction Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781534560710
  • ISBN: 1534560718
  • Physical Description: 104 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Lucent Press, 2018.

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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.
Summary, etc.: 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.
Subject: African American inventors > Young adult literature.
Inventions > United States > Young adult literature.

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