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Title:
The story of George Washington Carver
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ISBN:
9780590426602
Publication Information:
New York : Scholastic Inc., c1971.
Physical Description:
96 p. : ill., ports. ; 20 cm.
Reading Level:
700 L Lexile
Summary:
George Washington Carver was born a slave. He grew up to become a world-famous scientist. He discovered how to make the soil better for cotton crops in the South, where he was born, by planting peanuts and sweet potatoes. Then he invented hundreds of new ways to use those same peanuts and sweet potatoes!
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Born into slavery, George Washington Carver became one of the most prestigious scientists of his time. This biography follows Dr. Carver's life from childhood to his days as a teacher and discoverer.


Author Notes

Eva Moore has been writing and editing children's books for more than forty years. She is the beloved author of many popular books, and lives in Montauk, New York.