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Lola plants a flower garden with her parent's help, and watches it grow
A story about children working in the school garden teaches facts about the growth cycle, gardening, food supply, and working together. Includes other resources for those interested in starting a school garden
A biography of George Washington Carver, whose scientific research revolutionized the economy of the South.
During the Great Depression, Marshall, an African American boy, uses lessons learned in arithmetic class and guidance from his mother to figure out how many beans are in a jar in order to win her a new sewing machine in a contest