George Washington Carver

Series: Rookie Biographies

by Dana Meachen Rau

Children's Press
March 2014

Ages 3 – 6 . Grades PreK – 1

Lexile measure: 690L

DRA: 30

Guided Reading: N



Fact-filled Rookie Read-About Biographies introduce the youngest readers to influential women and men, both past and present. Colorful photos and age appropriate text encourage children to read on their own-as they learn about people like Serena Williams, Neil Armstrong, Rosa Parks, Anne Frank and many more.

When George Washington Carver grew up, African Americans were not allowed to attend most schools. Yet he never gave up on his intense desire to further his education.
Dana Meachen Rau

Dana Meachen Rau is an author, editor, and illustrator of children's books. She has written more than 100 books for children, many of them nonfiction in subjects including astronomy, history, and geography, as well as numerous biographies. She lives in Burlington, Connecticut, with her husband and two children.



Perfect-bound Paperback

ISBN: 9780531249826

32pp. | 5-⅞ x 7