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Johnny Appleseed (First Biographies)

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True stories of true legends!Legendary figures triumph over tough challenges in these brief biographies. Beginning readers learn about favorite heroes and heroines in books they can read for themselves.

He devoted his life to making others happy, sharing his Bible, and lending a helping hand. He also devised a way to help settlers help themselves by plandng apple trees as t
Paperback, 32 pages
Published April 1st 1998 by Steck-Vaughn (first published January 1st 1997)
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Melanie, Aaron, Annie, and Mary Project
Read by: Melanie
Genre: Biography
Author: Gini Holland Illustrator: Kim Palmer
Interest Level: 1-4
Grade Level Equivalent: N/A
Lexile: N/A

John Chapman, known as Johnny Appleseed, was a real man that became a legend that tall tales arose from. Johnny went ahead of settlers and planted apple orchards so they would be grown before they came and was known as a friend to people and animal alike. The book ends with a timeline showing important dates in the life of the real man John Chapman. This b
Amber Schwarz
Apr 18, 2012 Amber Schwarz rated it really liked it
Johnny Appleseed by Gini Holland
Kindergarten to Second grade
Characters: Johnny Appleseed
Setting: Massachusetts
Summary: John Chapman, also known as Johnny Appleseed, was a great pioneer and person. The story of Johnny Appleseed became a mix of facts and tall tales, one thing we know for sure is that people loved Johnny Appleseed.
Recommendation: I would recommend this book, because it is very interesting and it tells the story of a great pioneer in History.
Found: I found this in our book.
Oct 31, 2011 Crystal rated it really liked it
Shelves: children, homeschool
This was a great read for my kids, they were really interested in hearing the not so tall-tale of Johnny Appleseed.
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Long-time educator for Milwaukee Public Schools, both in the elementary classroom and as staff development instructor for special ed and general ed teachers. Lives in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with her husband and is a devoted fan of her son's bands.
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