Lewis Howard Latimer

by Glennette Tilley Turner

An absorbing, highly readable biography tells about a great thinker, scientist and... read more

An absorbing, highly readable biography tells about a great thinker, scientist and inventor who is best known for his invention of the carbon filament light bulb. Turner's many hours of painstaking primary research of unpublished materials housed in the Schomburg Collection and extensive interviews with experts (including Latimer's grandchildren) make the life and work of Lewis Howard Latimer particularly valuable. Her style makes the information easily accessible. (Ages 9-12)

© Cooperative Children's Book Center, Univ. of Wisconsin - Madison, 1991

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