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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 legend of the African-American railroad builder who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain
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.
  • Parents' Choice Award for Picture Books, 1994.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
093796
Cataloging source
DLC
Citation source
  • Wilson's Children
  • Elem. School Library Collection
  • Caldecott Medal/Honor
Dewey number
  • 398.21
  • [E]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 4.5
  • K-3
Intended audience source
Follett Library Resources
LC call number
PZ8.1.L434
LC item number
Jo 1994
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
620
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 1
  • 2
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
Label
John Henry, by Julius Lester ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
18030171
Dimensions
30 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
[38] p.
Isbn
9780803716070
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
93034583 /AC
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (MES)144B0C15A16C11D595A1CD7948591A7A
  • (IMchF)fol00005002
Label
John Henry, by Julius Lester ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney
Publication
Control code
18030171
Dimensions
30 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
[38] p.
Isbn
9780803716070
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
93034583 /AC
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (MES)144B0C15A16C11D595A1CD7948591A7A
  • (IMchF)fol00005002

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