Who Was George Washington Carver?

Who Was George Washington Carver?


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780448483122
Publisher: Penguin Young Readers Group
Publication date: 12/29/2015
Series: Penguin Who Was...Series
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 39,108
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 910L (what's this?)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Jim Gigliotti is a freelance writer based in Southern California. A former editor at the National Football League, he has written more than 50 books for all ages. His writing credits include biographies for young readers on Olympian Jesse Owens and baseball star Roberto Clemente.

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Who Was George Washington Carver?

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Table of Contents

Who Was George Washington Carver? 1

Orphaned 4

Childhood 16

School Days 30

College Man 44

The Greatest Good 58

Tuskegee 66

Peanuts! 75

Lasting Impact 87

Timelines 102

Bibliography 104

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