In the Garden with Dr. Carver Susan Grigsby

In the Garden with Dr. Carver

Author: Susan Grigsby
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Book Title
In the Garden with Dr. Carver
Author
Susan Grigsby
ISBN
9780807536308
Sally is a young girl living in rural Alabama in the early 1900s, a time when people were struggling to grow food in soil that had been depleted by years of cotton production. One day, Dr. George Washington Carver shows up to help the grownups with their farms and the children with their school garden.He teaches them how to restore the soil and respect the balance of nature. He even prepares a delicious lunch made of plants, including "chicken" made from peanuts. And Sally never forgets the lessons this wise man leaves in her heart and mind. Susan Grigsby's warm story shines new light on an African American scientist who was ahead of his time.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Susan GrigsbyPublisher: Albert Whitman & CompanyPublished: 09/01/2010ISBN: 9780807536308Pages: 32Weight: 0.91lbsSize: 8.70h x 10.76w x 0.36dAward: South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award - NomineeReview Citations: Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2011 pg. 29Kirkus Reviews 08/01/2010Booklist 09/01/2010 pg. 112School Library Journal 10/01/2010 pg. 84Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 138945 / In the Garden with Dr. CarverReading Level: 4.8 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5

Sally is a young girl living in rural Alabama in the early 1900s, a time when people were struggling to grow food in soil that had been depleted by years of cotton production. One day, Dr. George Washington Carver shows up to help the grownups with their farms and the children with their school garden.

He teaches them how to restore the soil and respect the balance of nature. He even prepares a delicious lunch made of plants, including "chicken" made from peanuts. And Sally never forgets the lessons this wise man leaves in her heart and mind. Susan Grigsby's warm story shines new light on an African American scientist who was ahead of his time.



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Susan Grigsby
Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company
Published: 09/01/2010
ISBN: 9780807536308
Pages: 32
Weight: 0.91lbs
Size: 8.70h x 10.76w x 0.36d
Award: South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award - Nominee

Review Citations: Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2011 pg. 29
Kirkus Reviews 08/01/2010
Booklist 09/01/2010 pg. 112
School Library Journal 10/01/2010 pg. 84

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 138945 / In the Garden with Dr. Carver
Reading Level: 4.8 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5

Sally is a young girl living in rural Alabama in the early 1900s, a time when people were struggling to grow food in soil that had been depleted by years of cotton production. One day, Dr. George Washington Carver shows up to help the grownups with their farms and the children with their school garden.

He teaches them how to restore the soil and respect the balance of nature. He even prepares a delicious lunch made of plants, including "chicken" made from peanuts. And Sally never forgets the lessons this wise man leaves in her heart and mind. Susan Grigsby's warm story shines new light on an African American scientist who was ahead of his time.



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Susan Grigsby
Publisher: Albert Whitman & Company
Published: 09/01/2010
ISBN: 9780807536308
Pages: 32
Weight: 0.91lbs
Size: 8.70h x 10.76w x 0.36d
Award: South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award - Nominee

Review Citations: Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2011 pg. 29
Kirkus Reviews 08/01/2010
Booklist 09/01/2010 pg. 112
School Library Journal 10/01/2010 pg. 84

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 138945 / In the Garden with Dr. Carver
Reading Level: 4.8 / Interest Level: Lower Grade / Point Value: 0.5