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Henry Hikes to Fitchburg

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Published by Houghton Mifflin .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7606347M
ISBN 100618737499
ISBN 109780618737499

Inspired by a passage from Henry David Thoreau's Walden, this wonderfully appealing story follows two friends who have very different approaches to life. When Henry and his friend agree to meet one evening in Fitchburg, which is thirty miles away, each decides to get there in his own way with Henry walking the 30 miles as his friend works to earn money for a train ticket.


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Henry Hikes to Fitchburg by D.B. Johnson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Johnson’s first picture book, Henry Hikes to Fitchburg, was a New York Times bestseller and a Publishers Weekly bestseller, as well as an American Bookseller “Pick of the Lists.” Henry Hikes to Fitchburg also won numerous awards, including the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award for Picture Books and the Ezra Jack Keats New Writer by: 7.

Henry Hikes to Fitchburg: D. Johnson's acclaimed children's picture book quietly reveals the philosophy of Henry David Thoreau. "Henry Hikes to Fitchburg" is a book about two bears, Henry and his friend.

Each want to get to Fitchburg, but they decide to take different paths in order to see who can reach Fitchburg the fastest. Henry decides to hike the 25 miles to get to Fitchburg, while his friend opts to work to make money in order to pay for a train ticket to get to Fitchburg.4/5.

Inspired by a passage from Henry David Thoreau’s Walden, the wonderfully appealing Henry Hikes to Fitchburg follows two friends who have very different approaches to life. When the two agree to meet one evening in Fitchburg, which is thirty miles away, each decides to get there in his own way, and the two have surprisingly different days.5/5(3).

Johnson’s first picture book, Henry Hikes to Fitchburg, was a New York Times bestseller and a Publishers Weekly bestseller, as well as an American Bookseller “Pick of the Lists.” Henry Hikes to Fitchburg also won numerous awards, including the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award for Picture Books and the Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award/5(74).

Get this from a library. Henry hikes to Fitchburg. [D B Johnson] -- While his friend works hard to earn the train fare to Fitchburg, a bear, modeled on a young Henry Thoreau, walks the thirty miles through woods and fields, enjoying nature and the time to think great.

When two friends decide to visit the town of Fitchburg (Massachusetts), each has his own idea about the best way to get there. Henry chooses to walk, but his friend would much rather find work to earn train money for the mile journey.

“We’ll see who gets there first!” says Henry’s friend. Henry Hikes to Fitchburg by D.B. Johnson • Part of the Henry Books. When two friends decide to visit the town of Fitchburg (Massachusetts), each has read more.

When two friends decide to visit the town of Fitchburg (Massachusetts), each has his own idea about the best way to get there. Henry Hikes to Fitchburg: Lovely Illustrated Children’s Adaptation of Thoreau’s Philosophy, Full of Universal Wisdom for All An existential walk.

About the Book Henry David Thoreau would maintain that going to Fitchburg was more important than getting to Fitchburg. He wrote, "Live each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of each.".

Johnson’s first picture book, Henry Hikes to Fitchburg, was a New York Times bestseller and a Publishers Weekly bestseller, as well as an American Bookseller “Pick of the Lists.” Henry Hikes to Fitchburg also won numerous awards, including the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award for Picture Books and the Ezra Jack Keats New Writer : HMH Books.

Henry hikes to Fitchburg is a great picture book explanation of Thoreau's message. Henry is a bear and he and a friend are getting ready to journey to Fitchburg, a town thirty miles away. Henry chooses to walk to Fitchburg and along the way will take time to look at the nature around him, the plants and animals and especially the honey.

When Henry and his friend agree to meet one evening in Fitchburg, which is thirty miles away, each decides to get there in his own way with Henry walking the 30 miles as his friend works to earn money for a train ticket. Subsequently, they have surprisingly different days.

HENRY HIKES TO FITCHBURG by D.B. Johnson (Houghton Mifflin) Themes: Environment, History, Literature, Nature Grade Level: K - 4 Running Time: 10 minutes SUMMARY This story about two bear friends was inspired by a passage in Walden, by Henry David Thoreau.

Henry and his friend have two different approaches to travel, and two different. Johnson's first picture book, Henry Hikes to Fitchburg, was a New York Times bestseller and a Publishers Weekly bestseller, as well as an American Bookseller "Pick of the Lists." Henry Hikes to Fitchburg also won numerous awards, including the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award for Picture Books and the Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award.

Henry Hikes to Fitchburg book. Inspired by a passage from Henry David Thoreau's WALDEN, this wonderfully appealing story follows two friends who have very different approaches to life. When the two agree to meet one evening in Fitchburg, which is thirty miles away, each decides to get there in his own way and have surprisingly different days.

Henry Hikes to Fitchburg by D.B Johnson. Henry, a bear with a remarkable resemblance to Henry David Thoreau, sets out to meet his friend in Fitchburg. Henry, a bear with a remarkable resemblance to Henry David Thoreau, sets out to meet his friend in Fitchburg.

Henry Hikes to Fitchburg (A Henry Book) by D.B. Johnson and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Johnson's first picture book, Henry Hikes to Fitchburg, was a New York Times bestseller and a Publishers Weekly bestseller, as well as an American Bookseller "Pick of the Lists." Henry Hikes to Fitchburg also won numerous awards, including the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award for Picture Books and the Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award.

Based on Henry David Thoreau, the "Henry" series is a sweet introduction to how we prioritize events in our lives, and our appreciation of nature. In Henry Hikes to Fitchburg, students inevitably view Henry as the winner. When the book was first published, I asked my first graders who the winner was.

Henry Hikes to Fitchburg (Henry Book) Hardcover – 3 Mar. by D. Johnson (Author) › Visit Amazon's D. Johnson Page. search results for this author. Johnson (Author) out of 5 stars 49 ratings.

See all 15 formats and editions /5(49). This book is an introduction for young children to the philosophy of simplicity.

Johnson has adapted the true story of Henry Thoreau's hike to Fitchburg into a children's tale that kids can understand and cherish. As the book begins, Henry is talking to a friend, and they decide to go to Fitchburg.5/5(5).

Henry Hikes to Fitchburg. by P.D. Johnson. Picture Book. 32 pages. Grades Find this book: Amazon Review. P.D. Johnson has taken a passage from Thoreau's Walden and built an engaging and inventive picture book around it. He tells the story of two bears, one of whom is named Henry and modeled after Henry David Thoreau.

– about Henry Hikes to Fitchburg and other books by D.B. Johnson. “Great Kids, Great Outdoors” is an AMC Outdoors blog, written by Kristen Laine. Johnson’s first picture book, Henry Hikes to Fitchburg, was a New York Times bestseller and a Publishers Weekly bestseller, as well as an American Bookseller “Pick of the Lists.” Henry Hikes to Fitchburg also won numerous awards, including the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award for Picture Books and the Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award.

- Buy Henry Hikes to Fitchburg book online at best prices in India on Read Henry Hikes to Fitchburg book reviews & author details and more at Reviews: In this book, Thoreau argues that rather than riding thirty miles on a train, and having to earn the money to do so, a person would be better walking that distance.

“I have learned that the swiftest traveler is he that goes afoot.” This concept, developed by artist and storyteller D. Johnson, forms the basis of Henry Hikes to Fitchburg. Johnson, Donald B. Henry Hikes to Fitchburg.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Trade and Reference Publishers, 32 pages. Library Binding $ ISBN Genre Picture Books for Children Subject(s) Nature Walking, Henry David Thoreau, Friendship Summary Henry and his friend agree that it would be fun to travel to Fitchburg, a town about 30 miles away.

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When the two agree to meet one evening in Fitchburg, which is thirty miles away, each decides to get there in his own way, and the two have surprisingly different days.4/5(7). Henry Hikes to Fitchburg: Books - Skip to main content.

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Johnson, Author, Donald B. Johnson, Illustrator Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH) $16 (32p) ISBN More By and About This Author. Johnson’s first picture book, Henry Hikes to Fitchburg, was a New York Times bestseller and a Publishers Weekly bestseller, as well as an American Bookseller “Pick of the Lists.” Henry Hikes to Fitchburg also won numerous awards, including the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award for Picture Books and the Ezra Jack Keats New Writer Award.

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Joseph and Linda D. Resch Henry Hikes to Fitchburg and Henry Builds a Cabin by D. Johnson. Who is that bear wearing the straw hat, long maroon coat, and boots in Henry Hikes to Fitchburg and Henry Builds a Cabin?Clues are scattered throughout the text and illustrations of these two splendid picture books.

Illustration Courtesy of D. Johnson. Take a Hike with Henry Activity. Henry Hikes to Fitchburg by D. Johnson is a book for ages 4 to It is based on Walden written by Henry David Thoreau, a writer, naturalist, and surveyor in the mid s.

In the book, Henry and his friend travel from Concord to Fitchburg, Massachusetts. Who is Henry in book Henry Hikes to Fitchburg. Unanswered Questions. Does vera Lynn have any grandchildren.

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