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John Henry

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Dial Books ,
Pub. Date:
1st ed.
Accelerated Reader:
IL: LG - BL: 4 - AR Pts: 0.5
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 620L
Nothing can stop John Henry-no boulder, no mountain, and definitely no steam drill. Newbery Honor winner Julius Lester writes with such power that this African-American folk hero becomes as awesome as a natural phenomenon. Jerry Pinkney received a Caldecott Honor for his exuberant, glowing watercolor paintings of the hero. The book, celebrating its tenth year in print, was also a Boston Globe-Horn Book Award winner, a Parents magazine Best Book, and an ALA Notable Book, among other honors.
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Level 4, 0.5 Points
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 620L
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Grouped Work ID 19aacdf9-8f0c-6adf-6744-38fec0c59541
Grouping Title john henry
Grouping Author lester julius
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-08-20 10:48:25AM
Last Indexed 2019-08-23 12:46:44PM

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publishDate 1994
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ils:a60651 Book Books 1st ed. English Dial Books , 1994. 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
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subject_facet African Americans -- Folklore -- Juvenile literature
Folklore -- United States
Folklore, African-American
John Henry (Legendary character)
John Henry (Legendary character) -- Juvenile literature
John Henry (Legendary character) -- Legends
title_display John Henry
title_full John Henry / by Julius Lester ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney
title_short John Henry
topic_facet African Americans
Folklore, African-American
John Henry (Legendary character)