• Boy Carver Statue by Robert Amendola

    George Washington Carver

    National Monument Missouri

Suggested Reading

My Work Is That Of Conservation, An Environmental Biography of George Washington Carver

  • Author: Mark Hersey
  • Published: The University of Georgia Press, 2011
  • ISBN: 978-08203-3870-5
  • Level: High School & up

George Washington Carver, A Biography

  • Author: Gary R. Kremer
  • Published: Greenwood Press, 2011
  • ISBN: 978-0313-34796-2
  • Level: High School & up

The Groundbreaking, Chance-taking Life of George Washington Carver and Science & Invention in America

  • Author: Cheryl Harness
  • Published: National Geographic Society, 2008
  • ISBN: 978-1-4263-0197-1
  • Level: Ages 10 & up

Carver A Life In Poems

  • Author: Marilyn Nelson
  • Published: Front Street Press, 2001
  • ISBN: 1-886910-53-7
  • Level: High School & up

George Washington Carver: In His Own Words

  • Author: Edited by Gary R. Kremer
  • Published: University of Missouri Press, Columbia and London, 1987
  • ISBN: 0-8262-0785-5
  • Level: High School & up

George Washington Carver: Scientist & Symbol

  • Author: Linda O. McMurry
  • Published: Oxford Paperbacks, Oxford University Press, 1981
  • ISBN:0-19-503205-5
  • Level: High School & up

The Man Who Talks with the Flowers: The Life Story of Dr. George Washington Carver

  • Author: Glenn Clark
  • Published: Macalester Park Publishing Company, Inc, 2003
  • ISBN: 0-910924-09-0
  • Level: High School & up

A Pocketful of Goobers, A Story about George Washington Carver

  • Author: Barbara Mitchell
  • Published: Carolrhoda Books, Inc., 1986
  • ISBN: 0-87614-474-1
  • Level: Ages 8 - 12

The Story of George Washington Carver

  • Author: Eva Moore
  • Published: Scholastic, Inc. 1971
  • ISBN: 0-590-42660-5
  • Level: Ages 10 - 14

Did You Know?

Bridge over the creek on the way to Williams Pond

Recycled plastic and sawdust can be very useful. Many of the bridges at George Washington Carver National Monument are built from sawdust and recycled plastic.