George W. Carver learned about his
mother from his aunt Sue. When he
grew up she showed him his mothers
old spinning wheel. He didn’t know
much about his mom so she wanted
to show him a little bit about his
When George W. Carver was young he
loved animals. Since he loved
animals he had a pet frog. His
mom/aunt didn’t want the frog
living inside so he made a little hut
for the frog to sleep in by the
George W. Carver also loved plants. He
made a secret garden in the woods
that no one knew about.
After George W. Carver saw his
neighbors parlor he was so
fascinated he became an artist from
that day until the day he died.
George W. Carver had to sleep in a
barn over the night. In the morning
he met a nice lady named Mariah.
Soon after her and her foster
parents, Aunt Mariah and Uncle
George W. Carver saw a music teacher
out his window and started playing
his accordion. The music teacher
heard him and shook his head no,
saying he wasn’t good.
George W. Carver was the last living
person in his family. After he hadn’t
heard from his brother for over a
year, someone had told him he died
a year before.
When George W. Carver was in his
early twenties, he wanted to go to
Highland Collage in Kansas.
When he went to apply, the principal
asked who he was. After he said who
he was the principal said African
American’s were not allowed to
attend Highland Collage. Carver was
When George W. Carver was singing in
church the choir leader was
impressed with George’s singing. She
invited George over to her house to
give him more singing lessons. Since
she loved art, in return, from the
music lessons, George gave her art