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Who was George Washington Carver?

Author: Jim Gigliotti; Stephen Marchesi
Publisher: New York, New York : Penguin Workshop ; 2015.
Series: Who was-- .
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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George Washington Carver was a young boy from Missouri born into slavery. No one expected him to succeed because slaves were not allowed to be educated. After the Civil War, he enrolled in classes and was a star student. He became the first black student at Iowa State Agricultural College and later its first black professor. He went on to the Tuskegee Institute where he specialized in botany (the study of plants)  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: George Washington Carver; George Washington Carver; George Washington Carver
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jim Gigliotti; Stephen Marchesi
ISBN: 9780448483122 0448483122
OCLC Number: 1041238165
Description: 105 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Contents: Who was George Washington Carver? --
Orphaned --
Childhood --
School days --
College man --
The greatest good --
Tuskegee --
Peanuts! --
Lasting impact --
Timelines.
Series Title: Who was-- .
Responsibility: by Jim Gigliotti ; illustrated by Stephen Marchesi.

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Nobody expected George Washington Carver to succeed. After the Civil War, Carver enrolled in classes and proved to be a star student. He became the first black student at Iowa State Agricultural  Read more...

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