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A Weed Is a Flower

The Life of George Washington Carver

Illustrated by Aliki

About The Book

Discover how George Washington Carver went from a slave to an innovator of agricultural science in this luminously illustrated picture book.

Born a slave, George Washington Carver went on to become the most prominent black scientist of the early twentieth century.

About The Author

Aliki is the author and illustrator of more than fifty books for children that are treasured by readers all over the world. Her many well-loved titles include My Visit to the Zoo, My Visit to the Aquarium, My Visit to the Dinosaurs, Wild and Woolly Mammoths, and A Weed Is a Flower. Aliki lives near the Globe Theatre, in London, England.

About The Illustrator

Aliki is the author and illustrator of more than fifty books for children that are treasured by readers all over the world. Her many well-loved titles include My Visit to the Zoo, My Visit to the Aquarium, My Visit to the Dinosaurs, Wild and Woolly Mammoths, and A Weed Is a Flower. Aliki lives near the Globe Theatre, in London, England.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Aladdin (April 15, 1988)
  • Length: 32 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780671664909
  • Grades: P - 3
  • Ages: 4 - 8
  • Lexile ® AD640L The Lexile reading levels have been certified by the Lexile developer, MetaMetrics®

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