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The Resource John Henry, by Julius Lester ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney

John Henry, by Julius Lester ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney

Label
John Henry
Title
John Henry
Statement of responsibility
by Julius Lester ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1995
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Best Picture Book, 1995.
  • Golden Sower Award (Nebraska), Grades K-3, 1997.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
093796
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lester, Julius
Dewey number
  • 398.21
  • E
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ8.1.L434
LC item number
Jo 1994
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 1
  • 2
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Pinkney, Jerry
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • John Henry (Legendary character)
  • John Henry (Legendary character)
  • Afro-Americans
  • Folklore
Target audience
juvenile
Label
John Henry, by Julius Lester ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney
Instantiates
Publication
Dimensions
30 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780803716063
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
93034583 /AC
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780803716063
  • (OCoLC)28966718
Label
John Henry, by Julius Lester ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney
Publication
Dimensions
30 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780803716063
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
93034583 /AC
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780803716063
  • (OCoLC)28966718

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