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George Washington Carver

George Washington Carver

by Jo S. Kittinger
George Washington Carver's amazing life and accomplishments as a scientist and inventor come alive in this Scholastic News Nonfiction Reader. From his childhood in slavery through his college education and desire to help farmers repair soil damage, this biography is packed with information.

Series Information

Explore space, fly an airplane, find new lands, and make new discoveries with inventors, explorers, and scientists such as George Washington Carver, Jane Goodall, and the Wright Brothers. Young readers will learn about these great people and their accomplishments, and how they helped pave the way for others who came after them.

Series Features

• Includes vocabulary word hunt with pronunciations, glossary, and index
• Labeled diagrams and timelines
• Beautiful, full-color photographs
• Simple interior design and easy-to-read fonts
• Websites for more information
• Vocabulary preview and review pages plus back-matter pages that invite readers to think further on the study topics

Ages
5, 6, 7
Interest Level
Grades K - 2
Grade Level Equivalent
2.5
Lexile Measure
480L
DRA
14
Guided Reading
H
Publisher
Children's Press (CT)
Number of Pages
24
Genre
Biography and Autobiography, Informational Text

About the Author

Jo S. Kittinger

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