Carver

A Life in Poems


ISBN: 9781635925616

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Published by (2022-01-11)

Beautiful verse explores agricultural scientist George Washington Carver's life and many achievements, from his work as a botanist and inventor to his unsung gifts as a painter, musician, and teacher.

George Washington Carver was determined to help the people he loved. Born a slave in Missouri, he left home in search of an education, eventually earning his master's degree. When Booker T. Washington invited Carver to start the agricultural department at the all-black-staffed Tuskegee Institute, Carver truly found his calling. He spent the rest of his life seeking solutions to the poverty among landless Black farmers by developing new uses for soil-replenishing crops such as peanuts, cowpeas, and sweet potatoes. This STEAM biography reveals Carver's complex and profoundly devout life.

Book Details

Format: Trade Paperback
Price: 10.99 USD / 14.99 CAD
Published: 2022-01-11
ISBN: 9781635925616
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Page Count: 112
Trim Size: 6 x 9
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★ "An unmatchable picture not only of Carver's life but also of his impact within his time as well as in history. . . . The book has a resonance and heart that will gratify the knowledgeable and naive alike (and that also invites reading aloud)." —The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books, starred review

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