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George Washington Carver: More Than "The Peanut Man" (Bright Minds): More Than "The Peanut Man"

Author/Illustrator: Janel Rodriguez , Subi Bosa
Ages 9-13
Published Apr 4th, 2023
$ 899 USD



Meet the inventors and scientists of color who changed the world!

Born enslaved during the Civil War in Diamond, Missouri, George Washington Carver was an agricultural scientist and inventor. He promoted alternative crops to cotton and methods to prevent soil depletion. Among his many accomplishments, he developed more than 300 industrial and commercial products from peanuts. It is time to remember how George Washington Carver's inventions and his contributions changed our society… and our world!


Many inventors and scientists of color have made incredible contributions to our modern life. Each volume in this much-needed new series will be devoted to the life and work of one of these inventors and scientists. With a vivid writing style that will use humor as one of its primary ingredients, and illustrated with a combination of real photos and pictures featuring graphic art, each title in this series will describe how these heroes of diverse backgrounds faced the challenges of their times, and how their inventions and contributions changed our society.

Age Range:  8 - 12

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