skip to content
The groundbreaking, chance-taking life of George Washington Carver and science & invention in America Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

The groundbreaking, chance-taking life of George Washington Carver and science & invention in America

Author: Cheryl Harness
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
"Harness places 'The Sage of Tuskegee' firmly in context in this unusually lively portrait, which delivers biographical details amid flurries of period references to politics, scientific discoveries, births, deaths, and cultural trends"--Amazon.com.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Juvenile works
African American
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: George Washington Carver; George Washington Carver; George Washington Carver; George Washington Carver
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Cheryl Harness
ISBN: 9781426301964 1426301960 9781426301971 1426301979
OCLC Number: 156874769
Notes: "A Cheryl Harness history"--Page 4 of cover.
Description: 143 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: An inordinate desire for knowledge --
Sunshine and shadow --
The golden door of freedom --
BTW and GWC --
The sage of Tuskegee.
Other Titles: George Washington Carver
Responsibility: painstakingly written and illustrated by Cheryl Harness.
More information:

Abstract:

Harness creates another winning combination of history, biography, and illustration with the inspiring story of a man who rises from slavery to worldwide fame as America's Plant Doctor--George  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"My son loves these books. We started reading National Geographic Kids books when he was about six (he's nine now) and I can honestly say that these books have been instrumental in teaching him to Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/156874769> # The groundbreaking, chance-taking life of George Washington Carver and science & invention in America
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
   library:oclcnum "156874769" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/105086142#Place/washington_d_c> ; # Washington, D.C.
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/dcu> ;
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/79397254> ; # George Washington Carver
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/105086142#Person/carver_george_washington_1864_1943> ; # George Washington Carver
   schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh99004225> ; # African American educators
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799143> ; # African American educators
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/B/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/801822> ; # Agriculturists
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/154353809> ; # George Washington Carver
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/105086142#Topic/african_american_agriculturists> ; # African American agriculturists
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/105086142#Topic/agriculturists_united_states> ; # Agriculturists--United States
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/630.92/e22/> ;
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799006> ; # African American agriculturists
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/105086142#Topic/african_americans> ; # African Americans
   schema:alternateName "George Washington Carver" ;
   schema:audience <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/156874769#Audience> ;
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:copyrightYear "2008" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/93948402> ; # Cheryl Harness
   schema:datePublished "2008" ;
   schema:description ""Harness places 'The Sage of Tuskegee' firmly in context in this unusually lively portrait, which delivers biographical details amid flurries of period references to politics, scientific discoveries, births, deaths, and cultural trends"--Amazon.com."@en ;
   schema:description "An inordinate desire for knowledge -- Sunshine and shadow -- The golden door of freedom -- BTW and GWC -- The sage of Tuskegee."@en ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/105086142> ;
   schema:genre "Biographies"@en ;
   schema:genre "African American"@en ;
   schema:genre "Juvenile works"@en ;
   schema:genre "Biography"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/105086142#Series/cheryl_harness_history> ; # Cheryl Harness history.
   schema:name "The groundbreaking, chance-taking life of George Washington Carver and science & invention in America"@en ;
   schema:productID "156874769" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/156874769#PublicationEvent/washington_d_c_national_geographic_2008> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/105086142#Agent/national_geographic> ; # National Geographic
   schema:url <http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0723/2007029316.html> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781426301964> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781426301971> ;
   umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA793370> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/156874769> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0723/2007029316.html>
   rdfs:comment "Connect to Table of contents" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/105086142#Agent/national_geographic> # National Geographic
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "National Geographic" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/105086142#Person/carver_george_washington_1864_1943> # George Washington Carver
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1864?" ;
   schema:deathDate "1943" ;
   schema:familyName "Carver" ;
   schema:givenName "George Washington" ;
   schema:name "George Washington Carver" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/105086142#Person/harness_cheryl> # Cheryl Harness
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Harness" ;
   schema:givenName "Cheryl" ;
   schema:name "Cheryl Harness" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/105086142#Place/washington_d_c> # Washington, D.C.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "Washington, D.C." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/105086142#Series/cheryl_harness_history> # Cheryl Harness history.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:creator <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/105086142#Person/harness_cheryl> ; # Cheryl Harness
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/156874769> ; # The groundbreaking, chance-taking life of George Washington Carver and science & invention in America
   schema:name "Cheryl Harness history." ;
   schema:name "Cheryl Harness history" ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh99004225> # African American educators
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "African American educators"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799006> # African American agriculturists
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "African American agriculturists"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799143> # African American educators
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "African American educators"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/801822> # Agriculturists
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Agriculturists"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/154353809> # George Washington Carver
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1864?" ;
   schema:deathDate "1943" ;
   schema:familyName "Carver" ;
   schema:givenName "George Washington" ;
   schema:name "George Washington Carver" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/79397254> # George Washington Carver
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1864?" ;
   schema:deathDate "1943" ;
   schema:familyName "Carver" ;
   schema:givenName "George Washington" ;
   schema:name "George Washington Carver" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/93948402> # Cheryl Harness
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Harness" ;
   schema:givenName "Cheryl" ;
   schema:name "Cheryl Harness" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781426301964>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1426301960" ;
   schema:isbn "9781426301964" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781426301971>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1426301979" ;
   schema:isbn "9781426301971" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/156874769>
    a genont:InformationResource, genont:ContentTypeGenericResource ;
   schema:about <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/156874769> ; # The groundbreaking, chance-taking life of George Washington Carver and science & invention in America
   schema:dateModified "2018-11-09" ;
   void:inDataset <http://purl.oclc.org/dataset/WorldCat> ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.