Rooting for plants : the unstoppable Charles S. Parker, Black botanist and collector
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Taylor, Theodore, III illustrator.
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Junior Nonfiction - North Wing Top FloorJ 580.92 H238Checked OutAugust 2, 2024

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1 volume (unpaged): illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
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In 1882, Black botanist and mycologist Charles S. Parker sprouted up in the lush, green Pacific Northwest. From the beginning, Charles's passion was plants, and he trudged through forests, climbed mountains, and waded into lakes to find them. When he was drafted to fight in World War I, Charles experienced prejudice against Black soldiers and witnessed the massive ecological devastation that war caused. Those experiences made him even more determined to follow his dreams, whatever the difficulties, and to have a career making things grow, not destroying them. As a botanist and teacher, Charles traveled the United States, searching for new species of plants and fungi. After discovering the source of the disease killing peach and apricot trees, Charles was offered a job at Howard University, the famed historically Black college where he taught the next generation of Black scientists--men and women--to love plants and fungi as much as he did.,Provided by publisher.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Harrington, J. N., & Taylor, T., III. (2023). Rooting for plants: the unstoppable Charles S. Parker, Black botanist and collector (First edition.). Calkins Creek, an imprint of Astra Books for Young Readers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Harrington, Janice N and Theodore Taylor, III. 2023. Rooting for Plants: The Unstoppable Charles S. Parker, Black Botanist and Collector. Calkins Creek, an imprint of Astra Books for Young Readers.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Harrington, Janice N and Theodore Taylor, III. Rooting for Plants: The Unstoppable Charles S. Parker, Black Botanist and Collector Calkins Creek, an imprint of Astra Books for Young Readers, 2023.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Harrington, Janice N., and Theodore Taylor, III. Rooting for Plants: The Unstoppable Charles S. Parker, Black Botanist and Collector First edition., Calkins Creek, an imprint of Astra Books for Young Readers, 2023.

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