What Color Is My World?
The Lost History of African-American Inventors
author: Kareem Abdul Jabbar
illustrators: Ben Boos; A. G. Ford
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, basketball legend and the NBA’s all-time leading scorer, champions a lineup of little-known African-American inventors in this lively, kid-friendly book. Offering profiles with fast facts and framed by a funny contemporary story featuring two feisty twins, here is a tribute to black inventors whose ingenuity and perseverance against great odds made our world safer, better, and brighter.
Back matter includes an authors’ note and sources.
“Get ready to have your mind blown with this fun book.” — The Washington Post