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  • Author: Marilyn Nelson
  • Format: Book
  • Carver: A Life in Poems

    Nelson challenges readers with a truly new biography of George Washington Carver. Told from multiple perspectives, this collection of fifty-nine poems reveals littleknown facets of the remarkable scientist, who it too often dismissed as “the peanut man.” With simple sophistication and beauty, Nelson transcends Carver's brilliance and scientific achievements to present the essence of this profoundly humble man.
  • My Seneca Village

    Forty-one vivid poems, with voices inspired by actual individuals, present a historical glimpse at Seneca Village, the first thriving African-American community in the U.S., which, before it was razed, stood where Central Park is today.