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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
A collection of forty-four poems--told from the point of view of Carver and the people who knew him--provides an account of the life of African American botanist and inventor George Washington Carver
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nelson, Marilyn
Dewey number
811/.54
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3573.A4795
LC item number
C37 2001
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Carver, George Washington
  • Carver, George Washington
  • African American agriculturists
  • Agriculturists
  • American poetry
  • African Americans
  • Agriculturists
  • American poetry
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Carver, a life in poems, Marilyn Nelson
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Arachis Hypogaea -- Baby Carver -- Bedside reading -- Cafeteria food -- Called -- Cercospora -- A charmed life -- Chemistry 101 -- Chicken talk -- Clay -- Coincidence -- Curve-breaker -- Dawn walk -- The dimensions of the Milky Way -- Drifter -- Driving Dr. Carver -- Egyptian blue -- Eureka -- Four a.m. in the woods -- Friends in the Klan -- From an Alabama farmer -- "God's little workshop" -- Goliath -- Green-thumb boy -- House ways and means -- How a dream dies -- The joy of sewing -- The lace-maker -- The last rose of summer -- Last talk with Jim Hardwick -- Letter to Mrs. Hardwick -- Lovingly sons -- Mineralogy -- Moton Field -- My beloved friend -- My dear spiritual boy -- My people -- The nervous system of the beetle -- The new rooster -- 1905 -- Odalisque -- Old settlers' reunion -- Out of "Slave's ransom" -- Out of the fire -- A patriarch's blessing -- The Penol cures -- The perceiving self -- Poultry husbandry -- The prayer of Miss Budd -- Prayer of the ivory-handled knife -- Professor Carver's Bible class -- Ruellia Noctiflora -- A ship without a rudder -- The sweet-hearts -- Veil-raisers -- Washboard wizard -- Watkins laundry and apothecary -- The wild garden -- The year of the sky-smear
Control code
00063624
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
103 p.
Isbn
9781886910539
Lccn
00063624
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781886910539
  • (Sirsi) 421066
  • (OCoLC)45166749
Label
Carver, a life in poems, Marilyn Nelson
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
Arachis Hypogaea -- Baby Carver -- Bedside reading -- Cafeteria food -- Called -- Cercospora -- A charmed life -- Chemistry 101 -- Chicken talk -- Clay -- Coincidence -- Curve-breaker -- Dawn walk -- The dimensions of the Milky Way -- Drifter -- Driving Dr. Carver -- Egyptian blue -- Eureka -- Four a.m. in the woods -- Friends in the Klan -- From an Alabama farmer -- "God's little workshop" -- Goliath -- Green-thumb boy -- House ways and means -- How a dream dies -- The joy of sewing -- The lace-maker -- The last rose of summer -- Last talk with Jim Hardwick -- Letter to Mrs. Hardwick -- Lovingly sons -- Mineralogy -- Moton Field -- My beloved friend -- My dear spiritual boy -- My people -- The nervous system of the beetle -- The new rooster -- 1905 -- Odalisque -- Old settlers' reunion -- Out of "Slave's ransom" -- Out of the fire -- A patriarch's blessing -- The Penol cures -- The perceiving self -- Poultry husbandry -- The prayer of Miss Budd -- Prayer of the ivory-handled knife -- Professor Carver's Bible class -- Ruellia Noctiflora -- A ship without a rudder -- The sweet-hearts -- Veil-raisers -- Washboard wizard -- Watkins laundry and apothecary -- The wild garden -- The year of the sky-smear
Control code
00063624
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
103 p.
Isbn
9781886910539
Lccn
00063624
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781886910539
  • (Sirsi) 421066
  • (OCoLC)45166749

Library Locations

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