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George Washington Carver : scientist and inventor

by McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017

Format: Print Book 2013
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 1 copy
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Location Collection Call #
Wilkinsburg Public Library Easy Nonfiction E92 CARVER
Location  Wilkinsburg Public Library
 
Collection  Easy Nonfiction
 
Call Number  E92 CARVER
 
 
Summary
George Washington Carver spent his life asking questions and looking for the answers. He gained a reputation as the farmers' best friend after teaching about crop rotation. He told farmers 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. Young children love the story of this exceptional inventor.
Contents
Stolen in the night
Why? and how?
Tuskegee farm
Plant goobers!
The wizard of Tuskegee.

Additional Information
Series McKissack, Pat, 1944-2017. Famous African Americans.
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.
Peanuts -- Juvenile literature.
African American agriculturists.
Agriculturists.
African Americans -- Biography.
Peanuts.
Publisher Berkeley Heights, NJ :Enslow Elementary,2013
Edition Revised ed.
Contributors McKissack, Fredrick.
Language English
Notes "The wizard of Tuskegee"--P. [4] of cover.
Description 24 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 20 x 24 cm.
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references (page 23) and index.
ISBN 9780766041028 (lib. bdg.)
0766041026 (lib. bdg.)
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