Who Was Johnny Appleseed?

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Published: 2005-09-08

ISBN: 9780448439686

Format: B-Juv Digest

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap

Synopsis

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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Price: $4.99


Dangerous Crossing

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Published: 2004-12-29

ISBN: 9780525469667

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Dutton Juvenile

Synopsis

In February 1778, at the height of the Revolutionary War, the American representative from Massachusetts, John Adams, is sent on a secret mission to France. It is dangerous to cross the Atlantic in winter, but the situation is desperate-the colonies need France’s help against the British army. Adams is accompanied by his ten-year-old son, Johnny. Together, father and son must weather an angry ocean, perilous sea battles, and other dangers to help the colonies achieve freedom. Vivid illustrations and a fast-paced narrative bring to life this little-told story of a character-defining event in the

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Price: $18.99


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