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Carver : A Life in Poems
by Marilyn Nelson


Overview - Newbery Honor This collection of poems provide a lyrical account of revered African-American botanist and inventor George Washington Carver, who was raised by white slave owners and went on to head the agricultural department at the Tuskegee Institute and conducted research for innovative uses for crops such as cowpeas, sweet potatoes, and peanuts.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Newbery Honor This collection of poems provide a lyrical account of revered African-American botanist and inventor George Washington Carver, who was raised by white slave owners and went on to head the agricultural department at the Tuskegee Institute and conducted research for innovative uses for crops such as cowpeas, sweet potatoes, and peanuts. Photos.

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781886910539
  • ISBN-10: 1886910537
  • Publisher: Front Street
  • Publish Date: April 2001
  • Page Count: 103
  • Reading Level: Ages 12-UP
  • Dimensions: 9.36 x 6.36 x 0.53 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.64 pounds


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