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Books About Johnny Appleseed

Your child can celebrate Johnny Appleseed Day and learn about his story with these titles.
 
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Johnny Appleseed
by Steven Kellogg Illustrated by Steven Kellogg

It is hard to imagine a reader who won”t be captivated by Johnny Appleseed, the lover of animals, people, and especially, apple trees. The story is handily divided into nine short chapters, beginning with Johnny as a young boy who likes to play alone in the woods.

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Johnny Appleseed
by Eva Moore Illustrated by Beatrice Darwin

John Chapman (Johnny Appleseed) sets out to plant apple trees in the American wilderness and becomes one of America's legendary heroes.

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Johnny Appleseed
by Jodie Shepherd Illustrated by Masumi Furukawa

The beloved story of the apple man!

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Johnny Appleseed
by Patricia Demuth Illustrated by Michael Montgomery
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Johnny Appleseed
by Reeve Lindbergh Illustrated by Kathy Jakobsen Hallquist

Rhymed text and illustrations relate the life of John Chapman, whose distribution of apple seeds and trees across the Midwest made him a legend and left a legacy still enjoyed today.

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Johnny Appleseed
Series: Ready-to-Read
by Jane Kurtz Illustrated by Mary Haverfield

The legend of Johnny Appleseed is recounted in this Ready-to-Read adaptation of the American folk tale.

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Johnny Appleseed
by Christin Ditchfield

Photographs, illustrations, and simple text are combined to give a brief overview of the life of John Chapman, also known as Johnny Appleseed.

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The Story of Johnny Appleseed
by Aliki Illustrated by Aliki
This book retells the wandering of John Chapman, whose devotion to planting apple trees made him a legendary figure in American history.
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Easy Reader Biographies 2: Johnny Appleseed
Series: Easy Reader Biographies, Book #2
by Alyse Sweeney
Follow the adventures of Johnny Appleseed as he travels across the early United States in this book from the Easy Reader Biographies series.
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Johnny Appleseed (Benet)
by Rosemary Benét , Stephen Vincent Benét Illustrated by S. D. Schindler
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