George Washington Carver : scientist and inventor

by Kramer, Barbara.

Format: Print Book 2002
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CLP - Main Library Second Floor - Non-fiction S417.C3 K73 2002
Location  CLP - Main Library
Collection  Second Floor - Non-fiction
Call Number  S417.C3 K73 2002
George Washington Carver spent his life asking questions and looking for the answers. He gained a reputation as the farmers' best friend: He taught farmers about crop rotation, telling them to grow peanuts and sweet potatoes to "rest" their soil between cotton crops. And what could they do with all those peanuts? Carver developed more than 300 peanut-based products, from milk to printers' ink, and more than 100 ways to use sweet potatoes.
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Series African-American biographies.
Subjects Carver, George Washington, -- 1864?-1943 -- Juvenile literature.
Carver, George Washington, -- 1864?-1943.
African American agriculturists -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Agriculturists -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Biography.
Publisher Berkeley Heights, NJ :Enslow Publishers,2002
Language English
Description 128 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 126) and index.
ISBN 0766017702 (hardcover)
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