John Chapman: The Man Who Was Johnny Appleseed (Rookie Biography)
by Carol Greene
Young children can now enjoy a biography series written just for them. "Rookie Biographies" introduce the beginning reader to interesting people who helped shape history. With short, easy-to-understand text, historical photos, and eye-catching illustrations, these introductory biographies will motivate children into wanting to learn more about noted individuals. Each book...more
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published April 15th 2000 by Children's Press(CT)
(first published October 1991)
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This is an excellent choice for a read aloud introduction to biographies for elementary students. Apples are a common choice for September topics and reads. Johnny Appleseed comes up often and there are many tall tales about his life. This book gives facts and dates about his life and is presented in a simple form biography. The concepts of "Table of Contents", indexes, and chronological order are presented in an easy to follow method. I would recommend this to all elementary grades as both an i...more
This is a biography of John Chapman who is well know as Johnny Appleseed. I found this book to be very informative and I loved the pictures. This book can be used as to teach students about Johnny Appleseed's contribution to he apple industry today.
Has degrees in English Literature and musicology. She has worked in international exchange programs, as an editor, and as a teacher of writing. Lives in Webster Groves, Missouri.More about Carol Greene...