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National Agriculture in the Classroom

Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix


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George Washington Carver: Ingenious Inventor

In graphic novel format, this book details the life and accomplishments of George Washington Carver, teacher, inventor, and agriculturist. Carver was born as a slave. After his mother's kidnapping, he was adopted by the Carver family. He left their home at age 12 in search of an education, eventually becoming an educator, plant scientist, and inventor. A timeline of George Washington Carver's advances is included.  

Author
Nathan Olson
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