Written by Gene Baretta
Illustrated by Frank Morrison
Beautifully illustrated, this book tells of the secret garden George Washington Carver had as a child and how his love for nature paved the way for his many noteworthy accomplishments as an adult. Wasting nothing, Carver creatively repurposed items in nature to meet everyday needs. Breaking many barriers, Carver was always eager to teach others all he knew and had learned! This book provides a powerful synopsis of George Washington Carver’s life and the impact nature played in it. We are encouraged to “Regard Nature. Revere Nature. Respect Nature.” The book concludes with a more detailed timeline of events in Carver’s life. Read more >>
Originally posted on February 25, 2021.