George Washington Carver
An Innovative Life
By (author) MacLeod
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George Washington Carver by MacLeod
Book DescriptionThis title in the Snapshots: Images of People and Places in History series introduces readers to the scientist, inventor and professor who became a symbol of African American success and interracial harmony. George Washington Carver was the orphan son of slaves, but he went on to become the world-famous ?Peanut Scientist.? George invented more than 325 products from peanuts --- including gasoline, shampoo, ice cream and chili sauce. Even when George was a child he was known as the ?Plant Doctor? because he could make almost any plant grow. It was through his groundbreaking research in agriculture that George radically improved the lives of countless African American farmers in the southern United States.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781553379072
(279mm x 219mm x 3mm)
Imprint: Kids Can Press
Publisher: Kids Can Press
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2007
Country of Publication: Canada
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Author Biography - MacLeod
Elizabeth MacLeod has written many children's books, including nine titles in the Snapshots Biography series, numerous titles in the Kids Can Read, Kids Books Of and Kids Can Do It series, Why Do Horses Have Manes?, What Did Dinosaurs Eat?, and Monster Fliers. She lives in Toronto.
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