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Title:
George Washington Carver : scientist and inventor
Author:
Kramer, Barbara.
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Publication Information:
Berkeley Heights, NJ : Enslow Publishers, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
128 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Summary:
Profiles the dynamic man who began life as a slave and became an artist, agriculturist, university professor, and public speaker who addressed the House Ways and Means Committee on the issue of import tariffs in 1921.
Language:
English
Contents:
1. "The peanut man" -- 2. "The plant doctor" -- 3. In search of an education -- 4. "Cast down your bucket where you are" -- 5. Scientific agriculture -- 6. Reaching out to farmers and students -- 7. The boll weevil, war, and racial prejudice -- 8. Talks with "Mr. Creator" -- 9. Becoming a trailblazer -- 10. Ongoing fame.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR UG 7.4 3.0 60919.
ISBN:
9780766017702
Format :
Book

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- 100+ page biographies of inspirational African Americans.
- Explores both the personal and professional lives of these exemplary men and women.