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by Patricia C. McKissack,Fredrick L. McKissack,Pat McKissack
George Washington Carver book. This would be a great book to use in your elementary classroom.
George Washington Carver book. George Washington Carver is called the peanut scientist because he was the first person to use peanuts as food. George grew up as a slave, but left home when he was young because he wanted to go to school. Students can easily see what it would be like to read a biography.
by Pat McKissack, Fredrick McKissack. Simple text and illustrations describe the life and accomplishments of the scientist who promoted the idea of crop rotation and found many uses for peanuts. Recently added by. jhansen1, NesbitElementary, S. onica, cattlibrary, Acajax, kaitanya64, Sincha, Sandilands2017, MirandaMeadows, NetcongLibrary.
Patricia C. McKissack was born on August 9, 1944 in Smyrna, Tennessee . She received a bachelor's degree of arts in English from Tennessee State University in 1964 and a master's degree in early childhood literature and media programming from Webster University in 1975. Since the 1980's, she and her husband Frederick L. McKissack have written over 100 books together. Most of their titles are biographies with a strong focus on African-American themes for young readers. Their early 1990s biography series, Great African Americans included volumes on Frederick Douglass, Marian Anderson, and Paul Robeson. McKissack, Fredrick, Jr. McKissack. It was in good condition.
George Washington Carver spent his life asking questions and looking for the answers. He gained a reputation as the farmers' best friend after teaching about crop rotation. He told farmers to grow peanuts and sweet potatoes to rest their soil between cotton crops
George Washington Carver spent his life asking questions and looking for the answers. He told farmers to grow peanuts and sweet potatoes to rest their soil between cotton crops. And what could they do with all those peanuts? Carver developed more than 300 peanut-based products-from milk to printers' ink-and more than 100 ways to use sweet potatoes. Young children love the story of this exceptional inventor.
Fredrick Lemuel "Fred" McKissack, Sr. (August 12, 1939 – April 28, 2013) was an African-American writer, best known for collaboration with his wife, Patricia C. McKissack on more than 100 children's books about the history of African . . McKissack on more than 100 children's books about the history of African Americans. The McKissacks jointly received the biennial American Library Association Coretta Scott King – Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement in 2014 (after Fredrick's death).
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by Pat McKissack (Author), Fredrick McKissack (Author). Not only do the McKissacks profile well-known subjects such as Martin Luther King, Jr. and George Washington Carver, but they also address figures who might not be as famous (such as Madam . Walker and Carter G. Woodson). The texts, which were originally published in the early 1990s, are clearly written and presented in a clean design.
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African American scientists, like these 31 examples, have helped 'push the envelope' of science and human understanding. Patricia also became the first female faculty member at the Department of Opthalmology at UCLA's Jules Stein Eye Institute. She would also establish the American Institute for the Prevention of Blindness in 1976. Brief biography: George was born into slavery during the American Civil War. He would later earn his freedom, receive a Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Science in 1894 and a master's in 1896. George spent an extended period of his career at the Tuskegee Institute where he would make the majority of his scientific discoveries.