VIP: Lewis Latimer: Engineering Wizard



Author: Denise Lewis Patrick

Illustrator: Daniel Duncan

Meet the Very Important People who changed the world in this new middle grade biography series spotlighting some of history’s greatest trailblazers, starting with inventor Lewis Latimer.

Get ready to go on an adventure with Lewis Latimer—one of the greatest inventors of his time. The son of escaped slaves, he was also an engineer who transformed the lightbulb at Thomas Edison’s company. And he was a gifted artist, too!

Packed with illustrations and fun facts, like who invented the Super Soaker!