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Famous Black Figures

by Lucas Myers

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Birth of the Cool
Birth of the Cool is an inspiring book about a boy named Miles Davis. Miles Davis loved music so much. Anywhere he was he heard music. He went on to perform jazz music on his trumpet. He played great and the crowd always loved listening to him. He played with other jazz greats like Bird and Dizzy. He ended up dropping out of school to become a full time jazz artist.
Whoosh is a story about an African-American boy named Lonnie Johnson who dreamed of being an engineer. He took a test about being an engineer but the person who graded the test said that Lonnie wouldn't be a good engineer but Lonnie didn't give up. Lonnie made plenty of inventions but his most popular invention is the Super-Soaker. The Super-Soaker is basically a water gun that has an insane fire-rate. Lonnie Johnson also worked at NASA, he was tasked the problem of making sure a space ship engine was safe. The Super-Soaker is still around today and available to buy in stores. Lonnie Johnson is still living at the age of 74 and you can find him in his workshop in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
WHOOSH!
Whoosh is a story about an African-American boy named Lonnie Johnson who dreamed of being an engineer. He took a test about being an engineer but the person who graded the test said that Lonnie wouldn't be a good engineer but Lonnie didn't give up. Lonnie made plenty of inventions but his most popular invention is the Super-Soaker. The Super-Soaker is basically a water gun that has an insane fire-rate. Lonnie Johnson also worked at NASA, he was tasked the problem of making sure a space ship engine was safe. The Super-Soaker is still around today and available to buy in stores. Lonnie Johnson is still living at the age of 74 and you can find him in his workshop in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
A GIRL WITH A MIND FOR MATH
Bessie the Motorcycle Queen
A Girl With a Mind for Math is a story about a girl named Raye. Raye was born on a winter day in Arkansas.
Bessie the Motorcycle Queen
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