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Man for All Seasons The Life of George Washington Carver

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ISBN-10: 0060278854

ISBN-13: 9780060278854

Edition: 2004

Authors: Stephen Krensky, Wil Clay

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How does a small seed become a big pumpkin? Why do some plants need more sun than others? From the time he was a child growing up in Missouri, George Washington Carver's favorite place was the garden. His passion for learning about nature was boundless. And, despite financial struggles and racial discrimination throughout his schooling, by 1896 Carver, a former slave, was appointed by Booker T. Washington to head the agricultural department at the prestigious Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. During his tenure at Tuskegee and beyond, George Washington Carver made significant contributions to the study of agriculture, and particularly the innovative uses of the peanut. Yet his most enduring…    
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Book details

List price: $16.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 5/6/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 32
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English