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The Story of George Washington Carver

The Story of George Washington Carver

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Born into slavery, George Washington Carver became one of the most prestigious scientists of his time. This biography follows Dr. Carver's life from childhood to his days as a teacher and discoverer. He developed many uses for peanuts and sweet potatoes.

Young readers meet one of America's most famous black scientists, whose concern for his people led to discoveries that changed the history of the Southeast.

An easy-to-read biography.


RI.4.10. By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 4–5 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
RI.5.3. Explain the relationships or interactions between two or more individuals, events, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text based on specific information in the text.

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