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The Resource Carver, a life in poems, Marilyn Nelson

Carver, a life in poems, Marilyn Nelson

Label
Carver, a life in poems
Title
Carver, a life in poems
Statement of responsibility
Marilyn Nelson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This collection of poems provide a lyrical account of revered African-American botanist and inventor George Washington Carver, who was raised by white slave owners and went on to head the agricultural department at the Tuskegee Institute and conducted research for innovative uses for crops such as cowpeas, sweet potatoes, and peanuts. Photos
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2002
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Fiction and Poetry, 2001.
  • Flora Stieglitz Straus Award, 2002.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2002
Awards note
Newbery Honor, 2002.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
131828
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nelson, Marilyn
Dewey number
811/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
890
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • UG
  • 6-8
Literary form
poetry
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 6
  • 12
Reading level
  • 5.9
  • 7.1
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Carver, George Washington
  • African American agriculturists
  • Agriculturists
  • American poetry
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
a life in poems
Label
Carver, a life in poems, Marilyn Nelson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
First paperback edition, 2022
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
103 pages
Isbn
9781635925616
Lccn
00063624
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)45166749
Label
Carver, a life in poems, Marilyn Nelson
Publication
Copyright
Note
First paperback edition, 2022
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
103 pages
Isbn
9781635925616
Lccn
00063624
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)45166749

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