George Washington Carver

January 1, 2008|
George Washington Carver by Tonya Bolden
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"A Coretta Scott King Honor Award author offers a fresh look at this pioneering American innovator"
Shampoo from peanuts? Wallpaper from clay? Ink from sweet potatoes? Discover Carver''s imagination and inspiration in th is one-of-a-kind biography.
With imagination and intellect, George Washington Carver (1864-1934) developed hundreds of unexpected products from e veryday plants. This book reveals what an exceptionally uncommon man Carver was: trailblazing scholar, innovative scientist, pioneering conservationist, and impassioned educator.
This book 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
Tonya Bolden has written numerous bestselling books for children and adults, and her work has garnered many awards, including the Coretta Scott King Honor, James Madison Book Award, School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, and YALSA Best Book of the Year. She lives in New York City. Visit tonyaboldenbooks.com.
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Title:George Washington Carver
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:40 pages, 10.38 X 10.38 X 0.5 in
Shipping dimensions:40 pages, 10.38 X 10.38 X 0.5 in
Published:January 1, 2008
Publisher:Harry N. Abrams
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:9 - 12
ISBN - 13:9780810993662

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