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George Washington Carver: Teacher, Scientist, and Inventor

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Born into slavery, George Washington Carver fought adversity to educate himself. Find out how this teacher not only improved the way people farmed, but introduced the world to more than 300 uses for the peanut.
Hardcover, 24 pages
Published September 1st 2007 by Picture Window Books (first published July 2007)
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Meagan
Feb 26, 2011 Meagan rated it liked it
I read this to my first graders this week as a way of introducing our study of George Washington Carver. I liked this book best out of the many children's biographies of him available at the library because of it's relative brevity and a good-for-first-grade text to picture ratio, as well as its serious, respectful, and level-appropriate treatment of the tougher issues of slavery and discrimination.
Allison Burke
This is a great book about George Washington Carver. It has many pictures and it’s not hard for younger students to understand. I would use this book when teaching about plants and how plants are used in everyday life. I would use it for showing how scientists observe plants. This book could be used for teaching kindergarten through fourth grade.
Margaret Boling
6/15/11 ** Picture book biography; does an excellent job portraying the behaviors of scientists as it describes Carver's curiosity and passion for solving problems to help others.
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