Jimmy Carter

Jimmy Carter

by Ellen Weiss, Mel Friedman
     
 

A peanut farmer and an obscure governor from the state of Georgia, Jimmy Carter was close to unknown until he ran for United States president in 1976. But throughout his presidency and in the years since he has left the White House, Jimmy Carter has worked so hard for peace -- even winning the Nobel Peace Prize -- that no one will ever ask, "Jimmy who?" again. Jimmy… See more details below

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Overview

A peanut farmer and an obscure governor from the state of Georgia, Jimmy Carter was close to unknown until he ran for United States president in 1976. But throughout his presidency and in the years since he has left the White House, Jimmy Carter has worked so hard for peace -- even winning the Nobel Peace Prize -- that no one will ever ask, "Jimmy who?" again. Jimmy Carter is the world's peacemaker. He promotes human rights and social and economic justice; works tirelessly with Habitat for Humanity to build housing for the poor; and works with the Carter Center to end hunger and wipe out diseases. This biography will reveal the man behind the name and just how Jimmy Carter made the journey from a peanut farm in a tiny Georgia town to winning the Nobel Peace Prize.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780689862410
Publisher:
Aladdin
Publication date:
12/17/2002
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.78(h) x 0.43(d)
Age Range:
8 - 12 Years

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