George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver

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Item #: 013994
ISBN: 9781419718397
Grades: 3-6

Product Description:

We all know that George Washington Carver developed many products from peanuts, but did you know that he also played the guitar and that one of his paintings was featured in the 1893 Chicago Worlds Fair? Theres that and much more to learn about this wonderful inventor. This book starts with his life and ends with his death, with a short epilogue about the honors he received posthumously. Filled with many pictures and detailed captions, this well done biography would be the perfect supplement for history or a unit study. 41 softcover pages. Laura

Publisher Description:

This book reveals what an exceptionally uncommon man George Washington Carver was: trailblazing scholar, innovative scientist, pioneering conservationist, and impassioned educator. It follows his life from slave and orphan to his college days as the first African American to attend Iowa State College (where he later taught), and on to his life and work in the field of agriculture. Illustrated with historical artifacts and photographs, the book traces Carver's life, discoveries, and legacy. Includes an afterword and bibliography.




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Primary Subject
Science
Grade Start
3
Grade End
6
ISBN
9781419718397
Author
Tonya Bolden
Format
Paperback
Brand Name
Harry H. Abrams
Weight
0.6 (lbs.)
Dimensions
10.0" x 10.0" x 0.12"
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