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Offers a look at the many accomplishments of this agricultural pioneer who advocated recycling, pesticide-free farming, and crop rotation as well as being a genius inventor and the first African-American graduate and teacher of a white college.
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Stephen Krensky is the author of over fifty books for children, including How Santa Got His Job (a 1999 ALA Notable Book). His past work includes several magical books set in either our world or an imaginary one, but this is the first time he has helped to create a story that links two worlds together. Mr. Krensky lives in Lexington, Massachusetts with his wife, Joan, and their two children.From School Library Journal:
Grade 2–4—Young George Carver loved knowledge. He and his brother were raised by their former owners once slavery was abolished and the boys' parents died, and the younger child learned to ask questions and search for ways to continue his education. This biography introduces readers to Carver by illuminating small details of his life—how a friend's compliment persuaded him to add "Washington" as his middle name, and how he first entered college as an art student. Discrimination of the post-Civil War years shaped Carver's life, but love of learning and sharing his knowledge shaped his character. Krensky reveals his subject as an unselfish, humble man who believed his talents to be "God-given." Clay's full-page acrylic portraits exhibit both action and individual expression. The book concludes with a time line of the scientist/educator's life. With a flowing text suitable for either leisure reading or reports and quotations that reveal the man behind the scientist, this book makes a fine addition.—Mary Elam, Forman Elementary School, Plano, TX
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