Introduce young readers to the life of George Washington Carver, a man who devoted his whole life into helping his people and the world around him. When George Washington Carver was born, he had many things against him. He was a sick, weak, little baby. His father had just died, and his mother was left alone to care for him and his brother James. Even worse, he was the son of slaves. There was no hope for the future. But George Washington Carver was no ordinary man. He was a man who turned evil into good, despair into hope and hatred into love. With a love of learning, Carver never stopped asking questions and trying to make the world into a better place. Because of his curiosity and work, we have him to thank for so many of our country's crops and plants.