Johnny Appleseed Day is an unofficial holiday in the United States dedicated to a Christian missionary and gardener who is credited with introducing apple trees to large parts of the American Midwest. Learn more with Howard Means and Who Was Johnny Appleseed!

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Johnny Appleseed: The Man, the Myth, the American Story Cover Image
ISBN: 9781439178263
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 17th, 2012

“Finally, the cliché is peeled away and the essence of this utterly American character is so revealing. John Chapman comes alive here and it is a thrilling experience to escape the specific gravity of the decades of myth” (Ken Burns).

This portrait of Johnny Appleseed restores the flesh-and-blood man beneath the many myths.

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By Joan Holub, Who HQ, Anna DiVito (Illustrator)
ISBN: 9780448439686
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Published: Penguin Workshop - September 8th, 2005

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.