Story of George Washington Carver
George Washington Carver was born a slave, but he grew up to become a world-famous scientist. This biography tells the story of his life and how he discovered how to make soil better by growing peanuts and sweet potatoes to put nutrients back into the soil so it could produce more cotton. He then found dozens and dozens of ways to use the peanuts and sweet potatoes. Dr. Carver and his work became well-known and respected. He became a popular teacher of agriculture and was even honored by the President of the United States. 96 pgs.