Young readers meet Elijah McCoy, the little-known inventor and pioneer who inspired the phrase "the real McCoy", and discover how he created products we use everyday. "A striking introduction to one of the first and most successful African-American inventors."—Booklist
Common Core Alignment:
RI.4.3. Explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why, based on specific information in the text.