African American Inventors & Scientists

African American Inventors & Scientists

by Joanne Randolph


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From agriculture to the space program. African American scientists, innovators, and entrepreneurs overcame injustice, prejudice, and inequality to triumph in every American field of endeavor. Learn about the lives and accomplishments of inventors George Washington Carver and Garrett Morgan, beauty product mogul Madam C. J. Walker. NASA mathematician Katherine Johnson, astronaut Mae Jemison, and other lesser known figures who revolutionized daily life in the modern world.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780766092488
Publisher: Enslow Publishing
Publication date: 01/15/2018
Series: Pioneering African Americans
Pages: 48
Product dimensions: 7.30(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 10 - 13 Years

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The First 1,000 Inventions 6

Chapter 2 One Invention at a Time 14

Chapter 3 Necessity is the Mother of Invention 21

Chapter 4 The Wizard of Tuskegee 28

Chapter 5 The Sky's the Limit 31

Chapter 6 Big Chief Mason 38

Glossary 46

Further Reading 47

Index 48

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