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Once a kidnapped slave baby, George Washington Carver found freedom in learning everything he could about the world around him. Overcoming poverty and racism, George became a brilliant scientist and a gifted professor who dedicated his expertise to helping black farmers escape the devastating grip of poverty.
For ages 10 and up.
Number of Pages: 192
Vendor: Emerald Books
Publication Date: 2002
Dimensions: 8 X 5.25 (inches)
Availability: In Stock
Series: Heroes of History
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