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Author Patrick, Denise Lewis, author.
Title Lewis Latimer : engineering wizard / Denise Lewis Patrick ; interior illustrations by Daniel Duncan.
Pub Info New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2021]
book jacket
 Falmouth-Children's-NEW  J BIOGRAPHY 920 Latimer     AVAILABLE
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Edition First edition.
Descript 91 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series VIP: very important people
VIP, very important people (Harper (Firm : New York, N.Y.))
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages [100]-[104]).
Summary Lewis Latimer was one of the greatest inventors of his time. He was also an engineer who transformed the lightbulb at Thomas Edison's company. And he was a gifted artist, too. Includes fun facts, like who invented the Super Soaker.
Contents Born in freedom -- Boyhood in Boston -- A boy becomes a man -- Lewis and the revolution -- The spark of electricity -- Edison's world -- A quiet leader -- A genius shaped in freedom.
Subject Latimer, Lewis Howard, 1848-1928 -- Juvenile literature.
Latimer, Lewis Howard, 1848-1928.
African American inventors -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Inventors -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Inventions -- History -- Juvenile literature.
Inventors -- Biography.
African Americans -- Biography.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Science & Technology.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / Technology / Inventions.
JUVENILE NONFICTION / People & Places / United States / African American.
Genre Illustrated works.
Add Author Duncan, Daniel, illustrator.
ISBN 9780062978073 (hardcover)
0062978071 (hardcover)
9780062889669 (paperback)
0062889664 (paperback)
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