The spicy sweetness of a fresh apple picked from an orchard or a farmer's market is a welcome part of chilly autumn days. We've gathered together books on everything apple for young ones: apple trees, apple crafts, and, of course, Johnny Appleseed.
"From growing seeds to cooking candy apples, this book gets to the core of its subject. Readers learn about varieties of apples, orchard management, the apple in history, ancient apple legends, and the true story of Johnny Appleseed. There are recipes, puzzles and nutritional information."
A year after moving to their farm in the Ozarks, Laura and Almanzo Wilder and their young daughter, Rose, have settled into their new home with a successful vegetable harvest and the beginnings of an apple orchard.
Members of the Rabbit family visit an apple orchard, where they have fun picking apples and discovering their many uses. Includes a recipe for applesauce, directions for a craft activity, and sayings about apples.
When you are growing up, there are two institutional places that affect you most powerfully -- the church, which belongs to God, and the public library, which belongs to you. The public library is a great equalizer.