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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.
Presents the life of the African American scientist who was born a slave and overcame racial discrimination to become a college professor famous for numerous discoveries in the field of agriculture.
Introduces readers to the scientist, inventor, and professor who was the orphan son of slaves yet went on to become a symbol of African-American success and interracial harmony, and whose groundbreaking research in agriculture radically improved the lives of countless African-American farmers in the southern United States. Simultaneous.
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.