George Washington Carver : The Peanut Wizard

George Washington Carver : The Peanut Wizard

Description

Introducing Smart About Scientists! These books feature fascinating biographical information about the world's greatest scientists, ideas on scientific thinking, and real science experiments kids can try at home. Annie Marcus is just nuts about peanut butter! When Annie finds out that George Washington Carver was responsible for the popularity of peanuts, she picks him for her scientist report. Annie learns all sorts of fascinating info-George Washington Carver was born into slavery, but his dedication and unquenchable thirst for knowledge drove him to become a professor at a time when most institutions of higher learning were closed to blacks. This title explores Carver's brilliant career and discoveries, as well as his triumph over segregation to become one of the world's most renowned plant experts. Illustrated by Jill Weber.


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Details

Author(s)
Laura Driscoll, Jill Weber
For ages
9-12
Format
Paperback | 32 pages
Dimensions
177 x 229 x 4mm | 104g
Publication date
29 Dec 2003
Publisher
Grosset & Dunlap
Publication City/Country
New York, NY, United States
Language
English
Illustrations note
Illustrations, unspecified
ISBN10
0448432439
ISBN13
9780448432434
Bestsellers rank
1,067,828