This beautifully illustrated retelling shows how Johnny Appleseed bloomed from a young boy who loved the outdoors into the legendary man who spread apple trees all across the United States. Showing small acts of generosity and the love of nature can make a big difference, this book is sure to inspire the budding little Johnny Appleseed in every reader.
Categories: Plants, Seeds | Type: Book | Age: K - 4th
Native American farmers were well acquainted with the plants that grew in their world. In ancient times, they had domesticated wild plants to produce many varieties of maize, potatoes, beans, and squash. These basic foods became staples in large parts of the Americas. The fat red tomatoes and glossy peppers that seemed so exotic to early European explorers were familiar crops to many native farmers. And Native American cooks knew hundreds of ways to prepare and serve their grains, fruits, and vegetables.