George Washington Carver: Botanist and Inventor

George Washington Carver: Botanist and Inventor

by Mary Boone


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George Washington Carver wasn't just an inventor. He was also a botanist, a farmer, and a professor. Young readers will discover how this teacher not only improved the way people farmed, but introduced the world to more than 300 uses for the peanut.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781543506525
Publisher: Capstone Press
Publication date: 01/01/2018
Series: STEM Scientists and Inventors Series
Pages: 24
Product dimensions: 8.13(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 6 - 8 Years

About the Author

Mary Boone has ridden an elephant, jumped out of an airplane, and hung out backstage with a boy band – all to do research for her articles and books. Mary has written more than 45 books for young readers. She grew up in Iowa and now lives in Tacoma, Wash., with her husband, two teen-age children, and an Airedale terrier named Iris.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Growing Up 4

Chapter 2 Love of Learning 8

Chapter 3 Research and Inventions 12

Chapter 4 His Ideas Live On 16

Glossary 22


Internet Sites 23

Critical Thinking Questions 24

Index 24

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