Who Was George Washington Carver?

Who Was George Washington Carver Born in s Missouri nobody expected George Washington Carver to succeed Slaves were not allowed to be educated After the Civil War Carver enrolled in classes and proved to be a star student He be

  • Title: Who Was George Washington Carver?
  • Author: Jim Gigliotti
  • ISBN: 9780448483122
  • Page: 442
  • Format: Paperback
  • Born in 1860s Missouri, nobody expected George Washington Carver to succeed Slaves were not allowed to be educated After the Civil War, Carver enrolled in classes and proved to be a star student He became the first black student at Iowa State Agricultural College and later its first black professor He went on to the Tuskegee Institute where he specialized in botany thBorn in 1860s Missouri, nobody expected George Washington Carver to succeed Slaves were not allowed to be educated After the Civil War, Carver enrolled in classes and proved to be a star student He became the first black student at Iowa State Agricultural College and later its first black professor He went on to the Tuskegee Institute where he specialized in botany the study of plants and developed techniques to grow crops better His work with vegetables, especially peanuts, made him famous and changed agriculture forever He went on to develop nearly 100 household products and over 100 recipes using peanuts.

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    2 thoughts on “Who Was George Washington Carver?

    1. Jim Gigliotti is a freelance writer who lives in Southern California with his wife and two children A former editor at the National Football League, he has written than two dozen books, mostly for young readers.

    2. Great bookI love these books that tell the personal side of the story and not just what the person is famous for. This book gives a good detailed account of his life and travels, besides his many achievements.

    3. 105 pages. Great, inspiring story of a famous scientist. Illustrations and history sections help the reader understand his life and times. It gives greater background to the context of his life and work. Very well done. Highly recommended for Grades 4-5.

    4. October book review: Who was George Washington Carver? by Jim GigliottiSummary- In the book, "Who was George Washington Carver", by Jim Gigliotti, George accomplishes many things as he strives for education. George was born as a slave along with his brother in Diamond Grove, Missouri. His mother was captured so George and his brother were taken in by their former slave owners, the Carvers. This is how he got the last name Carver. There was nothing more important to George than an education. He b [...]

    5. I just read the book who was George Washington Carver by Jim Gigliotti. This book tells about the life of George Washington Carver along with the accomplishments in science and peanuts.I really liked this book. I did because it did a good job explaining what he did while he was alive and all of his accomplishments in agriculture and in soil and other practical use. He had a long interesting life full of discovery and a life built around helping others.I would recommend this book to anyone who is [...]

    6. This book is about the life of George Washington Carter. I really liked this book. This book explains what George had done while he was alive and all of his accomplishments in agriculture, soil, and other practical uses. He had a long interesting life full of discovery built around helping others. This would be a great book for black history month.

    7. George Carver helped improve and create modern agriculture. Living in Iowa definitely help me admire what he did for farmers at the time. By advising people to rotate crops he saved thousands of jobs and greatly helped improve the land.

    8. Who was George Washington Carver by Jim Gigliotti was a great book. He created peanuts by planting peanut plants. He also was born into slavery in 1880. After the Civil War he enrolled into a black school and became a star student. He later opened up a school to teach students about nature and plants.I really liked how he was born into slavery but after it ended then he stayed with his slave family Moses and Susan. He really liked how they actually cared about him and his brothers and sisters. I [...]

    9. December book reviewWho was George Washington Carver?Jim Gigliotti In the novel who was George Washington Carver, George must figure out how he can become smarter than just a slave. He knows that he can go to school as long as he can escape and find a home that can take him in. George ends up enrolling and school and goes off to learn about plants. He always found an interest and plants and the certain types of them. He was even known as the plant doctor when he grew up because everyone was alwa [...]

    10. This book describes who George Washington Carver was as an infant to his work in agriculture. George was born into slavery from a mother who was named Mary. However, no one really knows when George was born because records for slaves were poorly kept. George and his mother lived in a farm that was attacked by bushwhackers. George was then raised by his white masters but not as slaves, as their own children. George later went on to get an education and through much struggle he finally graduated [...]

    11. I knew almost nothing about George Washington Carver prior to reading this book. I found myself wanting to learn more about him. I had no idea he was so involved in botany, especially in increasing the public's interest of the "lowly" peanut. He was an inspirational man who made so many valuable contributions not only for fellow African Americans, but for nature-lovers everywhere. Favorite quotations from the book are "99% of the failures come from people who have the habit of making excuses." " [...]

    12. I won't be writing a review for this book or rating because it is a biography but it has a lot of information on George Carver and I loved it very much. But i will say i read this book as a book report in the fifth grade and i loved it very much and i did a poster that i still have and very much love .

    13. "[George Washington Carver] could have added fortune to fame, but caring for neither, he found happiness and honor in being helpful to the world"

    14. One of the best ones in the series. I learned quite a lot about this amazing man. I look forward to integrating him into a class lesson.

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