D. B. Johnson

| Biography and Background | | Henry Builds a Cabin | | Henry Climbs a Mountain | | Henry Hikes to Fitchburg | | Henry Works | | Henry's Night |

Biography and Background

D. B. Johnson Art
The author's official site.

Henry Builds a Cabin

Henry Builds a Cabin
Video and online text of part of the book.

Henry Builds a Cabin
Discussion questions and activities involving measurement and calculation.

Henry Builds a Cabin
A treasure hunt involving questions from the book and an online activity in which students build a cabin. Follow links on the side for Henry's tools and other related sites.

Henry Climbs a Mountain

Henry Climbs a Mountain
Varied activities to support the book.

Henry Climbs a Mountain
Online text of part of the book.

Henry Hikes to Fitchburg

Henry Hikes to Fitchburg
Online text of part of the book.

Henry Hikes to Fitchburg by D. B. Johnson
A summary and one activity: pressing flowers to make cards or pictures.

Henry Hikes to Fitchburg Lesson Plan
Students create a timeline comparing Henry's activities with those of his friend.

Henry Hikes to Fitchburg
Extension activities for biology, history, math, music, writing, and more. Adobe Reader required; 3 pages.

Henry Hikes to Fitchburg
This review includes several pictures from the book.

Take a Hike with Henry
Students choose either to hike to Fitchburg or to take the train. They answer questions about their trip along the way.

Meet D. B. Johnson
Links to movies with D. B. Johnson, including one in which he reads the book and explains a little about what he was doing as an artist as he wrote it. Even if students don't have access to this video, teachers might find it helpful to watch prior to working with the book.

Henry Works

Henry Works
Journaling a nature walk and other activities to support the book.

Henry Works
Online text of part of the book.

Henry's Night

Henry's Night
Book trailer (video) and online text of part of the book.



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