The Real Mccoy, The: Life of an African-america Inventor (blr) (A Blue Ribbon Book)
by Wendy Towle
Handsome oil paintings enliven this picture book biography about the little-known inventor who inspired the phrase "the real McCoy". Young readers meet Elijah McCoy and discover how he invented the lawn sprinkler, the rubber heel on a shoe, and more. "A striking introduction to one of the first and most successful African-American inventors".--Booklist, starred review.
Author: Wendy Towle
Edition: (Edition: Reprint)
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
Release Date: 1995-01-01