George Washington Carver Scientist and Inventor by Dennis Abrams
  

Synopsis

George Washington Carver Scientist and Inventor by Dennis Abrams

George Washington Carver has long been revered for his contributions to improving the lives of poor Southern farmers. Carver studied to be a scientist at a time when many black Americans could not afford, or were turned away from, universities. He went on to do research at the famed Tuskegee Institute in Alabama, where he became one of the most popular teachers at the school. Carver's efforts were often mythologized, but there is no denying the fact that his work benefited many people. George Washington Carver: Scientist and Inventor tells the true story of the man who became a legend in his field.

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The updated format is brightened by added color illustrations... The text is very readable...library media centers...will want to order them...Recommended.

About the Author

Dennis Abrams is the author of several books, including biographies of Barbara Park, Anthony Horowitz, Hamid Karzai, and Ty Cobb for Chelsea House. He attended Antioch College, where he majored in English and communications, and currently lives in Houston, Texas.

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Format

Hardback
119 pages

Author

Dennis Abrams
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Publisher

Chelsea House Publishers

Publication date

15th April 2008

ISBN

9780791097175


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