Remember Me
OR

 
Johnny Appleseed : The Legend and the Truth
ILLUSTRATOR
 
SERIES
 
TYPE
AGE
Children's - Grade 2-3, Age 7-8 
READABILITY
4.9 
PAGES
26 p. ; 
KEYWORDS
 
OTHER FORMATS:
$14.44
Retail $16.99

QUANTITY
In Cart: 0
Available: 3
Hardcover
ISBN 9780060591359
Make Way For Books
Fascinating approach to this legend combines poetry, free verse, historical factoids, and representational illustrations. Intriguing!
Publisher Summary
Accompanied by beautiful paintings by an award-winning artist, a captivating picture book reveals the man behind the legend who forever changed the landscape of America. 20,000 first printing.

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.
 
If you like this book, here are a few more suggestions
She Touched the World : Laura Bridgman, Deaf-Blind Pioneer Paul Bunyan Brown Angels : An Album of Pictures and Verse Passage to Freedom : The Sugihara Story Saint Valentine Goat in the Rug Meet Danitra Brown Keep the Lights Burning, Abbie Imaginative Inventions : The Who, What, Where, When, and Why of Roller Skates, Potato Chips, Marbles and Pie and More Washington Is Burning Martha Washington Wilma Rudolph Teammates Sequoyah : The Cherokee Man Who Gave his People Writing Only Passing Through : The Story of Sojourner Truth Johnny Appleseed : My Story Tree Lady : The True Story of How One Tree-loving Woman Changed a City Forever Sister Anne's Hands Miss Lady Bird's Wildflowers : How A First Lady Changed America Lily Cupboard/a Story of the Holocaust