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Johnny Appleseed : The Legend and the Truth
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Children's - Grade 2-3, Age 7-8 
READABILITY
4.9 
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32 p. ; 
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ISBN 9780060591373
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Fascinating approach to this legend combines poetry, free verse, historical factoids, and representational illustrations. Intriguing!
Publisher Summary
Planting trees is quite an art.

He plants the apples with his heart.

Johnny, Johnny Appleseed.

Everyone knows the legend of Johnny Appleseed, the man from Massachusetts who planted apple trees all the way to California. 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. Breathtaking paintings by award-winning artist Jim Burke illuminate the historical detail of this man's life while capturing all the magic and mystery of his legend.

Presents the story of John Chapman, who was born in 1774 and who, after becoming a member of the Swedenborgian Church, became known as Johnny Appleseed as he traveled across the country buying land and planting apple trees.
 
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