National Geographic Readers: George Washington Carver

National Geographic Readers: George Washington Carver

by Jazynka Kitson


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Take a bite into the fascinating history of peanut butter and the man who invented it. Through leveled text and engaging photos, kids meet George Washington Carver and learn about his important work with peanuts and other plants. This level 1 reader is carefully leveled for an early independent reading or read aloud experience, perfect to encourage the scientists and explorers of tomorrow!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781426322853
Publisher: National Geographic
Publication date: 01/12/2016
Series: National Geographic Readers Bios Series
Pages: 32
Sales rank: 221,506
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Lexile: 570L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 6 Years

About the Author

KITSON JAZYNKA is an award-winning freelance writer and children's author. Her work appears regularly in National Geographic Kids, American Girl, and Young Rider magazines, as well as the Washington Post's KidsPost. In 2011, she worked with the Martin Luther King, Jr. National Memorial Foundation to write a book called The Making of the Memorial, a history of the creation of the memorial to Dr. King on the National Mall. Kitson also contributes to national equestrian and dog magazines including, Dog Fancy, Horse Illustrated, and Dressage Today. Her picture book, Carrot In My Pocket, was published in 2001.

Table of Contents

Who was Carver? 4

Growing Up 8

In His Time 12

A Love of Learning 14

6 Cool Facts about Carver 18

Helping Others 20

Good Ideas 26

Hard Work 28

What in the World? 30

Glossary 32

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