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Author Gigliotti, Jim, author.
Title Who was George Washington Carver? / by Jim Gigliotti ;iIllustrated by Stephen Marchesi.
Pub Info New York, New York : Grosset & Dunlap, 2015.
book jacket
 Brooks(Harwich)-Children  J 92 CARVER     AVAILABLE
 Chatham-Children's Coll.  J 921 Car     AVAILABLE
 Dennis Public - Juvenile  J B CARVER     AVAILABLE
 Eastham-Children's Coll.  J 92 CARVER     AVAILABLE
 Marstons Mills-Children's  J BIOGRAPHY CARVER     DUE 02-27-20
 Mashpee-Children's Coll.  J B CAR     DUE 03-10-20
 Truro-Childrens Coll.  J 92 CAR     AVAILABLE
 Wellfleet-Children's Area  J BIOGRAPHY Carver     DUE 03-13-20
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Descript 105 pages : black & white illustrations ; 20 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Who was-- ?
Who was--?
Note Accelerated Reader MG 5.9 1 1 180227
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references.
Audience Ages 8-12.
Contents Who was George Washington Carver? -- Orphaned -- Childhood -- School days -- College man -- The greatest good -- Tuskegee -- Peanuts! -- Lasting impact -- Timelines.
Summary "Born in 1860s Missouri, nobody expected George Washington Carver to succeed. Slaves were not allowed to be educated. After the Civil War, Carver enrolled in classes and proved to be a star student. He became the first black student at Iowa State Agricultural College and later its first black professor. He went on to the Tuskegee Institute where he specialized in botany (the study of plants) and developed techniques to grow crops better. His work with vegetables, especially peanuts, made him famous and changed agriculture forever. He went on to develop nearly 100 household products and over 100 recipes using peanuts."--Provided by publisher.
Subject Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943 -- Juvenile literature.
African American agriculturists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Agriculturists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Add Author Marchesi, Stephen, illustrator.
ISBN 9780448483122 (paperback)
0448483122 (paperback)
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