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Johnny Appleseed


The tales of Johnny Appleseed are as widespread as the apple seeds he's known for sowing. Here's a list of titles that vary from tall tales to historically valid biographies.






Phillips, Nancy
J372.64 PHILL (PTC)

A guide for using Johnny Appleseed in the classroom : based on the novel written by Stephen Kellogg
Osborne, Mary Pope
J398.22 OSBOR

A collection of tall tales about such American folk heroes as Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind, Johnny Appleseed, John Henry, and Paul Bunyan.
Warrick, Karen Clemens
JB AP5W

The well-researched account describes the various roles this larger-than-life figure played in our history as pioneer, businessman, missionary, patriot, and friend to Native Americans.
Benét, Rosemary & Stephen Vincent
J811 BENET

A poem describing Johnny Appleseed's appearance and actions.
Lindbergh, Reeve
J811 LINDB

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.
Adil, Janeen R.
JB AP5AD

Explores the background, accomplishments, and stories of American folk hero Johnny Appleseed.
Ditchfield, Christin
JB AP5DIT

Presents a brief biography of John Chapman, the man who planted thousands of apple seeds in the early nineteenth century.
Holland, Gini
JB AP5H

Relates the life and accomplishments of John Chapman.
Ottolenghi, Carol
JB AP5OT

Explores the background, accomplishments, and stories of American folk hero, Johnny Appleseed.
Smith, Andrea P.
JB AP5SM

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.
Swain, Gwenyth
JB AP5SW

In short declarative sentences, this beginning reader focuses on the facts rather than the myths surrounding the life of John Chapman.
York, M. J.
J398.20973 YORK

Learn about the life of John Chapman, otherwise known as Johnny Appleseed
DVD J398.22 JOHNN

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.
Ingoglia, Gina
J INGOG

Recounts the activities of the legendary planter of apple trees, who was also a preacher, teacher, and protector of orphans and animals.
Worth, Richard
JB AP5WO

"Discusses the life of Johnny Appleseed, including his childhood in colonial America, his moveable nursery, the real stories behind his folk legend, and the legacy he left on American history"--Provided by publisher.
Kellogg, Steven
JB AP5K

The larger-than-life story of a true American hero -- John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed. Kellogg "is ideal as interpreter of this fascinating man....An affectionate portrayal, enthusiastically accomplished."
Harrison, David Lee
JB AP5HA

Johnny Appleseed was an important historical figure, well known for planting apple orchards across the new frontier. But he was also a master storyteller! In his own folksy voice, Johnny Appleseed tells his story to a couple of entranced children.
Yolen, Jane
JB AP5YO

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.
KIT JB AP5J

Wonderful tales spun and recorded about the life of Johnny Appleseed.
Codell, Esmé Raji
JB AP5CO

Recounts the life of John Chapman, the legendary Johnny Appleseed.
Aliki
JB AP5A

Retells the wandering of John Chapman whose devotion to planting apple trees made him a legendary figure in American history.
Durrant, Lynda
J DURRA

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.
Hodges, Margaret
JB AP5H

Relates the story of the man who traveled west planting apple seeds to make the country a better place to live.
PLAYAWAY J398.2 TREAS

A collection of four classic folk tales in audio book format, including "Davy Crockett," "Rip Van Winkle," "Johnny Appleseed," and "Paul Bunyan."
DVD JB AP5JA

Storyteller Rick Sowash takes us on an amazing adventure through the life and times of this American legend, John Chapman, better known as Johnny Appleseed.