Reading about Corn

Tara Desmond

Dec 16, 2021  |  Today's News |  ICGA |  ICMB |  Biotechnology |  Ethanol |  Public Outreach

Illinois Ag in the Classroom offers an abundance of resources for teachers to help aid them with activities and lessons on agriculture designed to enhance the K-12 experience.  They have an archive of books on subjects like apples, beef, corn, dairy, environment, farm animals, farming around the world, horse, insects-pollinators, pork, poultry, renewable energy, science, sheep, soybeans, specialty crops, trees, water, weather, wheat, world history and more! 


If you’re looking for corn related books to share with your children, grandchildren or friends check out their list here:


Book Title


A Midwestern Corn Festival:  Ears Everywhere

Lisa Gabbert

Anna's Corn

Barbara Santucci


Ann L. Burkhardt


Gail Gibbons

Corn Aplenty

Dana Meachen Rau

Corn Belt Harvest

Raymond Bial

Corn is Maize:  The Gift of the Indians


Corn:  From Farm to Table

William Anton

Corn:  What it is, What it Does

Cynthia Kellogg

Corn: In the Story of Agriculture

Susan Anderson and JoaAnne Buggey

Corn--On and Off the Cob

Allan Fowler

Everything Grows


Feeding the World CORN

Kim Etingoff

Four Seasons of Corn

Sally M. Hunter

From Corn to Cereal

Roberta Basel

Gimme Cracked Corn & I Will Share

Kevin O'Malley

Midwest Maize

Cynthia Clampitt

My Family's Corn Farm

Katie Olthoff

Popcorn Astronauts, The

Deborah Ruddell

Popcorn at the Palace

Emily A McCully

Popcorn Country: The Story of America's Favorite Snack

Cris Peterson

Popcorn Science

Natalie Lunis & Nancy White

Pump Ethanol

Callee Bauman

The Boy Who Changed the World

Andy Andrews

The Life and Times of Corn

Charles Micucci

What Makes Popcorn Pop?

Jack Myers

What's for Lunch?  Corn

Pam Robson