Who Was Johnny Appleseed? (Who Was?)

by Joan Holub (Author) Anna DiVito (Illustrator)

Who Was Johnny Appleseed? (Who Was?)
Reading Level: 4th – 5th Grade
Series: Who Was?
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.
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Joan Holub
JOAN HOLUB has written and/or illustrated over 70 books for children, including the popular Step into Reading title "Shampoodle."
DAVID GORDON has has written and illustrated many children's books, among them "Hansel and Diesel, The Three Little Rigs, The Ugly Truckling, " and "Smitten." He is also a contributing illustrators to Jon Scieszka's "New York Times" bestselling series, "Trucktown." David has art directed and/or worked on visual development, layout, and character design for numerous production companies from Lucasfilm to Pixar.
Lexile Measure
Guided Reading Level
Penguin Workshop
Publication date
September 20, 2005
Who Was?
BISAC categories
JNF025200 - Juvenile Nonfiction | History | United States/19th Century
JNF007020 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Biography & Autobiography | Historical
JNF051020 - Juvenile Nonfiction | Technology | Agriculture
Library of Congress categories
United States
Frontier and pioneer life
Middle West
Appleseed, Johnny
Apple growers

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