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George Washington Carver: An Innovative Life (Snapshots: Images of People and Places in History)

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This title in the Snapshots: Images of People and Places in History series introduces readers to the scientist, inventor and professor who became a symbol of African American success and interracial harmony. George Washington Carver was the orphan son of slaves, but he went on to become the world-famous Peanut Scientist. George invented more than 325 products from peanuts — including gasoline, shampoo, ice cream and chili sauce. Even when George was a child he was known as the Plant Doctor because he could make almost any plant grow. It was through his groundbreaking research in agriculture that George radically improved the lives of countless African American farmers in the southern United States.

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This book in the Snapshots: Images of People and Places in History series introduces the the man known as the "Peanut Scientist," who is also a symbol of African American success and interracial harmony.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781553379072
Author:
Macleod, Elizabeth
Publisher:
Kids Can Press
Author:
MacLeod, Elizabeth
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Historical
Subject:
Biography & Autobiography - Science & Technology
Subject:
History - United States/20th Century
Subject:
Inventors
Subject:
Scientists
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Biography
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Snapshots Images of People & Places in History
Publication Date:
20070131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
32
Dimensions:
11.00x8.64x.10 in. .32 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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"Synopsis" by , This book in the Snapshots: Images of People and Places in History series introduces the the man known as the "Peanut Scientist," who is also a symbol of African American success and interracial harmony.
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