George Washington Carver

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LernerClassroom, 1 ene. 2007 - 48 páginas
True or false? George Washington Carver used peanuts to make lotion, milk, soap, paint, and gasoline. True! Carver did many experiments with peanuts. He found new ways to use peanuts so that farmers could grow and sell lots of them. He also created many recipes using peanuts, including several kinds of peanut butter. As a boy, he was known as the plant doctor. He loved to read and was a talented artist. He created a new kind of rubber from sweet potatoes.
 

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Introduction
5
1 The Plant Doctor
6
2 Quest For Knowledge
14
3 Student And Teacher
22
4 The Amazing Peanut
30
5 The Helpful Expert
38
Timeline
44
Remembering George
45
Further Reading
46
Select Bibliography
47
Index
48
Back Cover
50
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Sobre el autor (2007)

Matt Doeden is a freelance author and editor from Minnesota. He s written numerous children s books on sports, music, current events, the military, extreme survival, and much more. His books Sandy Koufax (Twenty-First Century Books, 2006) and Tom Brady: Unlikely Champion (Twenty-First Century Books, 2011) were Junior Library Guild selections. Doeden began his career as a sports writer before turning to publishing. He lives in Minnesota with his wife and two children.

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