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Johnny Appleseed


BOOKS

NOTE: All call numbers are for the Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, Indiana
CALL # AUTHOR TITLE DATE
J Durrant, Lynda The Sun, The Rain, and the Apple Seed: A Novel of Johnny Appleseed
In the 1790s, an eccentric young man nicknamed Johnny Appleseed feels called by God to travel through the American West planting apple seeds that will feed the hungry and produce more seeds for planting and trading.
2003
J Glass, Andrew Folks Call Me Appleseed John
A fictionalized account describing how John Chapman was joined in the western Pennsylvania wilderness by his half-brother Nathaniel, who was unprepared for John's spartan lifestyle and unusual ways.
1995
J Hunt, Irene The Trail of Apple Blossoms
1968
J Ingoglia, Gina Johnny Appleseed and the Planting of the West
1992
J398.22 Osborne, Mary Pope American Tall Tales
Contents: Davy Crockett -- Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind-- Johnny Appleseed -- Stormalong -- Mose -- Febold Feboldson -- Pecos Bill -- John Henry -- Paul Bunyan.
1991
J791.437 Walt Disney Productions America
Retelling of plots of Walt Disney motion pictures, including Johnny Appleseed.
1965
J811 Benét, Rosemary & Stephen Vincent Johnny Appleseed
A poem describing Johnny Appleseed's appearance and actions.
2001
J811 Lindbergh, Reeve Johnny Appleseed
Rhymed text and illustrations relate the life of John Chapman, whose distribution of appleseeds and trees across the Midwest made him a legend and left a legacy still enjoyed today.
1990
J811 Lindsay, Vachel Johnny Appleseed and Other Poems
1928
J812 Conkle, E.P. Five Plays
Contents: Paul and the blue ox.--The delectable Judge.--Bill and the widow maker.--49 dogs in the meathouse.--Johnny Appleseed.
1947
JB AP52l Lawlor, Laurie The Real Johnny Appleseed
1995
JB AP5A Aliki The Story of Johnny Appleseed
Retells the wandering of John Chapman whose devotion to planting apple trees made him a legendary figure in American history.
1963
JB AP5AD Adil, Janeen R. Johnny Appleseed
Explores the background, accomplishments, and stories of American folk hero Johnny Appleseed.
2003
JB AP5BAL Balcziak, Bill Johnny Appleseed
Presents the life story of John Chapman, whose distribution of apple seeds and trees across the Midwest made him a legend of tall tales and left a legacy still enjoyed today. From The Imagination Series: Tall Tales
2003
JB AP5C Collins, David R. Johnny Appleseed: God's Faithful Planter
A first-person narrative of the life of the legendary figure who traveled across the American frontier planting apple trees and carrying the Christian faith to pioneer families. From The Sowers series.
1985
JB AP5CO Codell, Esmé Raji Seed by Seed
"Why Johnny Appleseed matters now, perhaps more than ever, in our loud and wired and fast-paced world."(front flap)
2012
JB AP5DIT Ditchfield, Christin Johnny Appleseed
Presents a brief biography of John Chapman, the man who planted thousands of apple seeds in the early nineteenth century. A Rookie Biography.
2003
JB AP5FE Feinstein, Stephen Read about Johnny Appleseed
Contents: Alone in the woods -- In the apple orchard -- Johnny goes west -- Johnny gets a new name. From the series I Like Biographies.
2006
JB AP5G Gleiter, Jan Johnny Appleseed
1987
JB AP5GR Greene, Carol John Chapman
Relates how John Chapman's distribution of apple seeds and trees across America made him a legend. A Rookie Biography.
1991
JB AP5H Hodges, Margaret The True Tale of Johnny Appleseed
Relates the story of the man who traveled west planting apple seeds to make the country a better place to live.
1997
JB AP5H Holland, Gini Johnny Appleseed
Relates the life and accomplishments of John Chapman. From the First Biographies series.
1997
JB AP5HA Harrison, David L. Johnny Appleseed: My Story
In his own folksy voice, Johnny Appleseed tells his story to a couple of entranced children in this fictionalized Step into Reading, Step 2 title.
2001
JB AP5J Jensen, Patsy Johnny Appleseed Goes a'Planting
An easy-to-read introduction to the well-known folk hero.
1994
JB AP5JH Johnston, Marianne Johnny Appleseed
Describes the life and the legend of the frontiersman known as Johnny Appleseed. From the American Legends series.
2001
JB AP5K Kellogg, Steven Johnny Appleseed
Presents the life of John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed, describing his love of nature, his kindness to animals, and his physical fortitude.
1988
JB AP5M Moore, Eva Johnny Appleseed
The story of Johnny Appleseed who planted apple seeds all over the wilderness.
1970
JB AP5MA McGrath, Patrick Johnny Appleseed
From the Kipling Press Library of American Folktales
1988
JB AP5MS Moses, Will Johnny Appleseed: The Story of a Legend
Everyone knows the story of Johnny Appleseed: how he traveled westward across our young country, spreading apple trees wherever he went and wearing outlandish hats, like a soup pot, on his head. But did you know that Johnny Appleseed was a real person? Born John Chapman in 1774, he grew up in a family of twelve children, and as a young man, struck out to find the frontier.
2001
JB AP5N Norman, Gertrude Johnny Appleseed
A fictionalized biography of Johnny Appleseed.
1960
JB AP5OT Ottolenghi, Carol Johnny Appleseed
Explores the background, accomplishments, and stories of American folk hero, Johnny Appleseed. From the Brighter Child Keepsake Story series.
2004
JB AP5SC Schaefer, Lola M. Johnny Appleseed
An introduction to the life of John Chapman, known as Johnny Appleseed, who is famed for his distribution of apple seeds and trees across America. From the First Biography series.
2003
JB AP5SM Smith, Andrea P. Johnny Appleseed
Tells the story of the man who gained fame for planting apple trees throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio, and Indiana, as well as some of the legends surrounding him.
2012
JB AP5SW Swain, Gwenyth Johnny Appleseed
From the On My Own Biography series.
2001
JB AP5W Warrick, Karen Clemens John Chapman: The Legendary Johnny Appleseed
From the Historical American Biographies series.
2001
JB AP5WO Worth, Richard Johnny Appleseed: " Select Good Seeds and Plant Them in the Ground"
Contents: An American hero -- Chapman and 18th century America -- Chapman in the West--The spirit of individualism -- The moveable nursery -- The War of 1812 -- Business and religion -- Chapman transforms the West -- The legacy of Johnny Appleseed -- Chronology -- Glossary.
2010
JB AP5YO Yolen, Jane 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.
2008
JB AP5Y York, Carol Beach Johnny Appleseed
A biography of John Chapman whose distribution of appleseeds and trees across the Midwest made him a legend and left a legacy still enjoyed today. From the Folk Tales of America series.
1980
JB C366A Anderson, LaVere The Story of Johnny Appleseed
A brief biography of John Chapman who wandered across the new frontier planting apple trees and helping pioneers.
1974
JB C366AB Anderson, J.I. I Can Read About Johnny Appleseed
1977
JB C366D Walt Disney’s Johnny Appleseed
From Walt Disney's Little Golden Library.
1948
JB C366DA Disney, Walt Walt Disney Presents the Story of Johnny Appleseed
A Golden Book.
1969
JB C366HU Hunt, Mabel Leigh Better Known as Johnny Appleseed
1950
JB C366J Johnson, Ann Donegan The Value of Love - The Story of Johnny Appleseed
From the ValueTales series.
1979
JB C366LE LeSueur, Meridel Little Brother of the Wilderness
1950
JER BLAIR Blair, Eric Johnny Appleseed
Relates episodes from the life of Johnny Appleseed, a peaceful man who roamed the West for fifty years planting and tending to the trees that bore his favorite fruit, the apple.
2005
JER Demuth, Patricia Johnny Appleseed
Recounts the story of the man who traveled west planting apple seeds to make the country a better place to live. All Aboard Reading, Level 1.
1996
JER KURTZ Kurtz, Jane Johnny Appleseed
Who's that walking along the Ohio? It's Johnny Appleseed! He walks across the land, planting trees wherever he goes. So, everyone, clap your hands for Johnny Appleseed! Ready-to-Read, Level 1.
2004
S JB AP5AL Aliki La historia de Johnny Appleseed
Retells the wandering of John Chapman whose devotion to planting apple trees made him a legendary figure in American history. Spanish translation.
1992
S JER BLAIR Blair, Eric Johnny Appleseed (text in Spanish)
Relates episodes from the life of Johnny Appleseed, a peaceful man who roamed the West for fifty years planting and tending to the trees that bore his favorite fruit, the apple. Spanish translation.
2005

NON-PRINT

CALL # AUTHOR TITLE DATE
DVD J394.262 ARBOR Arbor Day
Children can discover their own passion for nature as they learn about the legend of Johnny Appleseed and the real-life sotry of J. Sterling Morton, the founder of Arbor Day.
2004
DVD J398.2 BICEN Bicentennial Storytellers
Storytellers portray various citizens from Fort Wayne's history.
2012
DVD J398.22 AMERI Disney's American Legends
Compilation of four animated short films profiling legendary figures in American history: Johnny Appleseed, John Henry, Casey Jones and Paul Bunyan.
2002
DVD J398.22 GREAT Greatest American Tall Tales and Legends: Johnny Appleseed
Meet John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed. Living in harmony with nature, he fulfills his dream of traveling west to plant apple orchards across the frontier to aid pioneers on their arduous journeys.
2006
DVD J398.22 JOHNN Johnny Appleseed - Shelley Duvall’s Tall Tales & Legends
Johnny Appleseed, the American legend, who traveled the frontier wearing a burlap sack, sporting a pot for a hat, and carrying a pouch full of apple seeds.
2005
DVD JB AP5J Keillor, Garrison Johnny Appleseed
The story of John Chapman (Johnny Appleseed) whose distribution of appleseeds and trees across the Midwest made him a legend and left a legacy still enjoyed today.
2005
DVD JB AP5JA Wholesome Heroes: Johnny Appleseed
Storyteller Rick Sowash takes us on an adventure through the life and times of this American legend, John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed.
2008
DVD JE SCRAM The Scrambled States of America, and More Stories to Celebrate Our Country
Includes the story of Johnny Appleseed by Reeve Lindbergh.
2003
KIT JB AP5J Kits for Kids: Johnny Appleseed
Wonderful tales spun and recorded about the life of Johnny Appleseed. Kit includes 8 books, 1 DVD, and 1 Parent-Teacher Guide.
PLAYAWAY J JOHNN Johnny Appleseed and Other Stories about America
Four children's stories about Johnny Appleseed, Martin Luther King, Jr., baseball, and the folk song "This land is your land.
2008
PLAYAWAY J398.2 TREAS Treasury of Tall Tales
A collection of four classic folk tales in audio book format, including "Davy Crockett," "Rip Van Winkle," "Johnny Appleseed," and "Paul Bunyan."
2007
PLAYAWAY J398.22 OSBOR Osborne, Mary Pope American Tall Tales
Contents: Davy Crockett -- Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind-- Johnny Appleseed -- Stormalong -- Mose -- Febold Feboldson -- Pecos Bill -- John Henry -- Paul Bunyan.
2008

TEACHER'S GUIDES

AUTHOR TITLE DATE CALL #
PTC J011.62 Fredericks, Anthony D. Involving Parents Through Children’s Literature, Grades 3-4 1993
PTC J372.64 Harrison, Annette Easy-to-Tell Stories for Young Children
1992
PTC J372.64 Howell, Will C. The Steven Kellogg Connection 1990
PTC J372.64 Phillips, Nancy A Literature Unit for Johnny Appleseed 1995
PTC J372.83 Kear, Dennis Focus on America: Thematic Units for Early Childhood 1993

WEB SITES

Education World - Lesson Planning: An Apple for the Teacher
http://www.education-world.com/a_lesson/lesson077.shtml

Johnny Appleseed at the Virtual Vine
http://www.thevirtualvine.com/johnny.html
A seven page compilation of links to classroom activities, stories, online activities, and more.

Johnny Appleseed Festival
http://www.johnnyappleseedfest.com/

Johnny Appleseed Thematic Unit
http://midgefrazel.net/appleseed.html

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