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The secret garden of George Washington Carver / written by Gene Barretta ; illustrated by Frank Morrison.

Barretta, Gene (author.). Morrison, Frank, 1971- (illustrator.).

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Rowayton Library J 973 BAR (Text to phone) 33625122932796 Juvenile New Nonfiction Available -

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Summary, etc.: The inspirational story of George Washington Carver and his childhood secret garden is brought to life in this picture book biography by the author-illustrator team behind Muhammad Ali: A Champion Is Born. When George Washington Carver was just a young child, he had a secret: a garden of his own. Here, he rolled dirt between his fingers to check if plants needed more rain or sun. He protected roots through harsh winters, so plants could be reborn in the spring. He trimmed flowers, spread soil, studied life cycles. And it was in this very place that George's love of nature sprouted into something so much more--his future. Gene Barretta's moving words and Frank Morrison's beautiful paintings tell the inspiring life and history of George Washington Carver, from a baby born into slavery to celebrated botanist, scientist, and inventor. His passion and determination are the seeds to this lasting story about triumph over hardship--a tale that begins in a secret garden.
Subject: Agriculturists
African Americans Biography
African American agriculturists
Carver, George Washington 1864?-1943
African Americans Biography Juvenile literature
Agriculturists United States Biography Juvenile literature
African American agriculturists Biography Juvenile literature
Carver, George Washington 1864?-1943 Juvenile literature
Genre: Picture books.
Biographies.

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The Secret Garden of George Washington Carver
The Secret Garden of George Washington Carver
by Barretta, Gene; Morrison, Frank (Illustrator)
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The Secret Garden of George Washington Carver


The inspirational story of George Washington Carver and his childhood secret garden is brought to life in this picture book biography by the author-illustrator team behind Muhammad Ali: A Champion Is Born. This nonfiction picture book is an excellent choice to share during homeschooling, in particular for children ages 4 to 6. It's a fun way to learn to read and as a supplement for activity books for children. When George Washington Carver was just a young child, he had a secret: a garden of his own. Here, he rolled dirt between his fingers to check if plants needed more rain or sun. He protected roots through harsh winters, so plants could be reborn in the spring. He trimmed flowers, spread soil, studied life cycles. And it was in this very place that George's love of nature sprouted into something so much more--his future. Gene Barretta's moving words and Frank Morrison's beautiful paintings tell the inspiring life and history of George Washington Carver, from a baby born into slavery to celebrated botanist, scientist, and inventor. His passion and determination are the seeds to this lasting story about triumph over hardship--a tale that begins in a secret garden.
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