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This book reveals what an exceptionally uncommon man George Washington Carver was: trailblazing scholar, innovative scientist, pioneering conservationist, and impassioned educator. It follows his life from slave and orphan to his college days as the first African American to attend Iowa State College (where he later taught), and on to his life and work in the field of agriculture. Illustrated with historical artifacts and photographs, the book traces Carver’s life, discoveries, and legacy. Includes an afterword and bibliography.
Awards for George Washington Carver:Orbis Pictus Honor BookNYPL Book for the Teen AgeNAPPA Gold AwardIRA NotableBook for a Global SocietyJefferson CupNorman A. Sugarman Children’s Biography Award
Illustrated with historical artifacts and photographs, a fresh look at a pioneering American innovator traces Carver's life, discoveries, and legacy as the first African-American to attend Iowa State College and as an inspirational conservationist.
Number of Pages: 41
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Sub-Genre: People + Places / United States / African-American, History / United States / 19th Century, Biography + Autobiography / Science + Technology
Publisher: Harry N Abrams Inc
Age Range: 4-8 years
Author: Tonya Bolden
Street Date: September 22, 2015
Item Number (DPCI): 247-46-2714