Black Pioneers of Science and Invention

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1992 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 264 pages
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Traces the lives of fourteen black scientists and inventors who have made significant contributions in the various fields of science and industry. Reprint.
 

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These are very readable and engaging short biographies. I'm having my 6, 7, and 8 graders read and explore the lives of some of these men as an enrichment to our Science class.

Contents

NORBERT RILLIEUX
20
JAN EARNST MATZELIGER
36
ELIJAH MCCOY
51
GRANVILLE T WOODS
60
LEWIS HOWARD LATIMER
71
GARRETT A MORGAN
88
GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER
104
PERCY LAVON JULIAN
122
LLOYD A HALL
146
ERNEST EVERETT JUST
161
DANIEL HALE WILLIAMS
176
LOUIS TOMPKINS WRIGHT
201
CHARLES RICHARD DREW
219
Bibliography
245
Index
255
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About the author (1992)

DR. LOUIS HABER had a long and distinguished career teaching science. An adjunct professor at Pace University and Lehman College, he held graduate degrees in both science and education. He died in 1988.

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