Johnny Appleseed is one of America's favorite frontier heroes. Johnny planted apple trees in many states. The settlers liked him, the Native Americans respected him, and the animals never feared him. Johnny Appleseed - a true American legend! These popular readers include easy-to-read information, fun facts and trivia, humor, activities and a whole lot more. They are great for ages 7-12 (grades 2-6), because although simple, these readers have substance and really engage kids with their stories. They are great for social studies, meeting state and national curriculum standards, individual and group reading programs, centers, library programs, and have many other terrific educational uses.