Who Was Johnny Appleseed?

Author: Joan Holub
Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap
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The perfect biography to "bite into" at the start of a new school year! Children are sure to be fascinated by the eccentric and legendary Johnny Appleseed, a man who is best known for bringing apple trees to the midwest. Over John Chapman’s lifetime, he saw the country grow and start to spread westward. Traveling alone— in bare feet and sporting a pot on his head!—Johnny left his own special mark planting orchards that helped nourish new communities. His journeys and adventures are illustrated in a hundred black-and-white illustrations.

Who Was Johnny Appleseed? By Holub Joan 2005 Paperback

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The Quest Of John Chapman The Story Of A Forgotten Hero 1917

Author: Newell Dwight Hillis
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About the author: Newell Dwight Hillis ( 1858 – 1929) was a Congregationalist minister, writer, and philosopher from Brooklyn.

John Chapman (September 26, 1774 – March 18, 1845), often called Johnny Appleseed, was an American pioneer nurseryman who introduced apple trees to large parts of Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, and Illinois, as well as the northern counties of present day West Virginia. He became an American legend while still alive, due to his kind, generous ways, his leadership in conservation, and the symbolic importance he attributed to apples.

No American folk hero—not Davy Crockett, not even Daniel Boone—is better known than Johnny Appleseed, and none has become more trapped in his own legends. The fact is, John Chapman—the historical Johnny Appleseed—might well be the best-known figure from our national past about whom most people know almost nothing real at all.

As eccentric as he was, John Chapman was also very much a man of his times: a land speculator and pioneer nurseryman with an uncanny sense for where settlement was moving next, and an evangelist for the Church of the New Jerusalem on a frontier alive with religious fervor. His story is equally America’s story at the birth of the nation.

I. The New Pilgrims And The Swarming Of The Hive
II. A Spray Of Apple Blossoms
III. The Midnight Ride
IV. The Soldier Returns And The Collision Comes
V. The Trail Across The Mountain
VI. In Which His Rival Scores
VII. In Which A Youth Pursues A Double Quest.
VIII. The First Clue Of The Maze
IX. The Far-off Harvest Of Tears
X. He Dresses And Keeps The Trees Of His Emptied Eden
XI. His Great Temptation And His Great Refusal
XII. And Now The Angels Who Watched The Seeds
XIII. And Now The Thorns And Thickets Rise Up
XIV. The Orchardist Becomes The Children's Friend
XV. The Redemption Of Meg And Captain Picquet
XVI. The Silent Years And The Man Who Was Always Alone, But Never Lonely
XVII. In Which An Old Man Achieves His Quest

This book originally published in 1917 has been reformatted for the Kindle and may contain an occasional defect from the original publication or from the reformatting.

Who Was Johnny Appleseed

Author: Joan Holub
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1101639911
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The perfect biography to "bite into" at the start of a new school year! Children are sure to be fascinated by the eccentric and legendary Johnny Appleseed, a man who is best known for bringing apple trees to the midwest.

Johnny Appleseed

Author: Steven Kellogg
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 9780688064174
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The larger-than-life story of a true American hero -- John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed. Kellogg "is ideal as interpreter of this fascinating man....[His] color has never been so rich and luxuriant.

John Chapman

Author: Carol Greene
Publisher: Children's Press(CT)
ISBN: 9780516042237
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Relates how John Chapman's distribution of apple seeds and trees across America made him a legend.

Johnny Appleseed And The American Orchard

Author: William Kerrigan
Publisher: JHU Press
ISBN: 1421407299
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Weaving together the stories of the Old World apple in America and the life and myth of John Chapman, Johnny Appleseed and the American Orchard casts new light on both. -- James Gilbert, University of Maryland

Johnny Appleseed

Author: Jodie Shepherd
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
ISBN: 0545223067
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Shows how Johnny Appleseed grew from a young boy who loved the outdoors into the legendary man who spread apple trees all across the United States.

Johnny Appleseed

Author: Jane Yolen
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0060591374
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But the true story of Johnny Appleseed, or John Chapman, is even greater than the legend. In deft and lyrical prose, Jane Yolen tells the whole story of an individual who forever changed the landscape of America.

Johnny Appleseed

Author: Will Moses
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1524741124
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As John Chapman's apple orchards grew in number, so did the tales of Johnny Appleseed. In this wise and witty story, Will Moses relates the life of a great American folk hero who helped open and tame the wild frontier.

The Botany Of Desire

Author: Michael Pollan
Publisher: Random House
ISBN: 9781588360083
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The book that helped make Michael Pollan, the New York Times bestselling author of Cooked and The Omnivore’s Dilemma, one of the most trusted food experts in America In 1637, one Dutchman paid as much for a single tulip bulb as the going ...

Johnny Appleseed

Author: James Howard Kunstler
Publisher: ABDO
ISBN: 9781591977650
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Recounts the story of the man who traveled west planting apple seeds to make the country a better place to live.

Better Known As Johnny Appleseed

Author: Mabel Leigh Hunt
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A story of John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed, based on the author's life-long study of the beloved American pioneer, missionary, and apple lover.