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George Washington Carver: An Innovative Life (Snapshots: Images of People and Places in History) by Elizabeth MacLeod

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Published by Kids Can Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Science & Technology,
  • History - United States/20th Century,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction / History / United States / 20th Century,
  • Biography & Autobiography - Cultural Heritage,
  • Technology - Agriculture,
  • African American agriculturists,
  • Agriculturists,
  • Biography,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • United States

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8570582M
ISBN 101553379063
ISBN 109781553379065
OCLC/WorldCa70130747

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  George Washington Carver was born into slavery and went on to become one of the most prominent scientists and inventors of his time, as well as a teacher at . George Washington Carver: An Innovative Life (Snapshots: Images of People and Places in History) by Elizabeth MacLeod | Jan 1, out of 5 stars 2. MacLeod does a marvelous job of presenting the life, beliefs, and thoughts of George Washington Carver in the context of the times. Readers learn that life was difficult for African Americans in post-Civil War society. Racial prejudice was the norm. George Washington Carver: an innovative life. [Elizabeth MacLeod] -- Learn about the life of the famous African American scientist and agriculturist. Book: All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth MacLeod. Find more information about: ISBN: # George Washington Carver\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0.

Book Review by Jason Benedict – Strategist, RCE For starters, this book startled me! It startled me because it revealed a George Washington Carver that I have never seen in any other history book. It startled me with the poignancy of this man’s life and work. I was startled by the lengths that other biographers would. George Washington Carver was the orphan son of slaves, but he went on to become the world-famous "Peanut Scientist." George invented more than 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 : Elizabeth Macleod. With imagination and intellect, George Washington Carver (–) developed hundreds of unexpected products from everyday plants. This book reveals what an exceptionally uncommon man Carver was: trailblazing scholar, innovative scientist, pioneering conservationist, impassioned educator, and . Book 32 pages Level: all audiences This book by Elizabeth MacLeod is for younger readers, and tells about the life and work of agricultural scientists and biochemical engineer George Washington Carver. Henry Ford described Carver as the greatest scientist living at the time. Then-senator Harry S Truman stated that “The scientific discoveries and experiments of Dr. Carver have done more.

George Washington Carver An Innovative Life (Book): MacLeod, Elizabeth: Learn about the life of the famous African American scientist and agriculturists.   Book Review - George Washington Carver: An Innovative Life In February I wrote a post on African American Scientists and Inventors. Sadly, as I worked to describe books I share with my students, I realized that the list of titles numbered only five. While Carver never sought fame, he accepted his role as a public figure, and when a former student named Raleigh Merritt () offered to write his life story, Carver accepted. Merritt published the Life of George Washington Carver in with a large selection of Carver's agricultural advice as well as recipes for peanut soup, peanut. George ended up picking the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute. For the rest of his life George Washington Carver worked and taught at this school, and he was not only a much loved teacher but he was also an excellent researcher and scientist.