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Main Title Scientists, healers, and inventors : an introduction for young readers /
Author Hudson, Wade.
Publisher Just Us Books,
Year Published 2003
Stock Number 1196230
OCLC Number 51226508
ISBN 0940975971 (pbk.) : 9780940975972 (pbk.)
Subjects African American scientists--Biography--Juvenile literature ; Scientists ; Inventors ; Physicians ; African Americans--Biography ; United States--Biography
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EKBM  Q141.H875 2003 Research Triangle Park Library/RTP, NC 03/07/2008
Edition 1st ed.
Collation 70 p. : ports. ; 28 cm.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 66) and index.
Contents Notes
Scientists: Benjamin Banneker -- Guion Bluford, Jr. -- George E. Carruthers -- George Washington Carver -- Jewel Plummer Cobb -- Johnnetta Cole -- Bessie Coleman -- Meredith Gourdine -- Lloyd Augustus Hall -- Shirley Ann Jackson -- Mae C. Jemison -- Percy Lavon Julian -- Ernest Everette Just -- Walter Eugene Massey -- Ronald McNair -- Charles Henry Turner -- Neil deGrasse Tyson -- Healers: Patricia Bath -- Benjamin Carson -- May Edward Chinn -- Rebecca J. Cole -- Charles Drew -- Jocelyn Elders -- Halle Tanner Johnson -- Samuel K. Kountz -- Theodore K. Lawless -- Mary Eliza Mahoney -- Clarice D. Reid -- David Andrew Satcher -- Susan McKinley Stewart -- Susie King Taylor -- Faye Wattleton -- Daniel Hale Williams -- Hayes Emil Willis -- Jane C. Wright -- Louis Tompkins Wright -- Inventors: Andrew J. Beard -- David Nelson Crosthwait, Jr. -- Claude Harvard -- Frederick McKinley Jones -- Lewis Howard Latimer -- Jan Ernst Matzeliger -- Elija McCoy -- Garrett Augustus Morgan -- Norbert Rillieux -- Madame C. J. Walker -- Granville T. Woods -- Chronology -- Glossary of terms -- Selected bibliography -- Index. The highly anticipated third installment of the Book of Black Heroes series, Scientists, Healers, and Inventors spotlights African Americans who have made valuable contributions in the areas of science, medicine and creative invention. Reaching as far back as the 1700s to the trailblazing work of Benjamin Banneker, Scientists, Healers, and Inventors contains nearly four dozen Black heroes and includes more than 250 years of creativity, ingenuity, and healing by Black Americans.