John Henry

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Publisher:
Dial Books ,
Pub. Date:
1994.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 620L
Description
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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ISBN:
9780803716063
9780803716070
Lexile measure:
AD: Adult Directed 620L
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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
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