ABC's of Black Inventors: A Children's Guide

ABC's of Black Inventors: A Children's Guide

Hardback Thompson Communication Books

By (author) Craig Thompson

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  • Publisher: Beckham Publications Group, Inc
  • Format: Hardback | 32 pages
  • Dimensions: 218mm x 282mm x 10mm | 113g
  • Publication date: 22 June 2011
  • Publication City/Country: Silver Spring, MD
  • ISBN 10: 0982387628
  • ISBN 13: 9780982387627
  • Sales rank: 1,091,564

Product description

Andre Beard made connecting trains easy with the Jenny coupler's big greasy hooks. Craig Thompson does it again with this bright, rhyme-filled book overflowing with black inventors such as, Elijah McCoy (the real McCoy), Augustus Jackson who revitalized ice cream, Madame C.J. Walker who changed black hair care, and many more. Craig Thompson moves the reader along with carefully chosen kid-speak that educates and stimulates. Put alongside the bright and vivacious illustrations by Roger James, this book comes alive.

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Author information

A native of Baltimore and a graduate of the University of Maryland, College Park, Craig Thompson holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Afro-American Studies. He is also a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Law.