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Autobiography and Biography
Scientists and Human Endeavor, Historic Figures, Inventors and Inventions, African American, Agriculture, Discovery and Learning
Born into slavery, George Washington Carver became one of the most prestigious scientists of his time. This biography follows Dr. Carver's life from childhood to his days as a teacher and discoverer. He developed many uses for peanuts and sweet potatoes.
Young readers meet one of America's most famous black scientists, whose concern for his people led to discoveries that changed the history of the Southeast.
An easy-to-read biography.