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Author Barretta, Gene, author.
Title The secret garden of George Washington Carver / written by Gene Barretta ; illustrated by Frank Morrison.
Pub Info New York, NY : Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, [2020]
book jacket
 Brewster-Children's Coll.  J 92 CARVER     AVAILABLE
 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 92 CARVER     AVAILABLE
 Cotuit Children's Room  JB Carver BAR     AVAILABLE
 Hyannis Children's Room     ON ORDER
 Mashpee-Children's Coll.  J B CAR     DUE 03-04-20
 Provincetown-Children's  J 92 CARVER     AVAILABLE
 South Yarmouth-Children's  J B CARVER   NON-REQUEST  AVAILABLE
 Truro-Childrens Coll.  J 92 CAR     AVAILABLE
 West Tisbury-Juvenile  J PICTURE BIOGRAPHY CAR     DUE 02-28-20
1 copy ordered for Falmouth-Children's Room on 02-18-2020.
1 copy being processed for South Yarmouth-Children's.
Edition First edition.
Descript 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 29 cm
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Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Summary The inspirational story of George Washington Carver and his childhood secret garden is brought to life in this picture book biography by the author-illustrator team behind Muhammad Ali: A Champion Is Born. When George Washington Carver was just a young child, he had a secret: a garden of his own. Here, he rolled dirt between his fingers to check if plants needed more rain or sun. He protected roots through harsh winters, so plants could be reborn in the spring. He trimmed flowers, spread soil, studied life cycles. And it was in this very place that George's love of nature sprouted into something so much more--his future. Gene Barretta's moving words and Frank Morrison's beautiful paintings tell the inspiring life and history of George Washington Carver, from a baby born into slavery to celebrated botanist, scientist, and inventor. His passion and determination are the seeds to this lasting story about triumph over hardship--a tale that begins in a secret garden.
Subject Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943 -- Juvenile literature.
Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943.
African American agriculturists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Agriculturists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African American agriculturists.
African Americans -- Biography.
Genre Biographies.
Picture books.
New titles added.
Add Author Morrison, Frank, 1971- illustrator.
Alt Title George Washington Carver
ISBN 9780062430151
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