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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
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.
Awards note
Caldecott Honor Book, 1995.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
093796
Cataloging source
DLC
Credits note
Music composed by Crystal Taliefero
Dewey number
  • 398.21
  • E
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
  • PZ8.1.L434
  • PS3562.E853
LC item number
  • Jo 1994
  • J64 1994
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
620
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 1
  • 2
PerformerNote
Narrated by Samuel L. Jackson
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
juvenile
Label
John Henry, by Julius Lester ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney
Instantiates
Publication
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
36855
Dimensions
30 cm.
Dimensions
3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780803716070
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
93034583
Other physical details
col. ill.
Publisher number
  • HRA377
  • RAC 377
Specific material designation
sound cassette
Speed
1 7/8 ips (tapes)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm28966718
  • (OCoLC)28966718
Tape configuration
quarter 4 track
Tape width
1/8 in.
Label
John Henry, by Julius Lester ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney
Publication
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
36855
Dimensions
30 cm.
Dimensions
3 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780803716070
Isbn Type
(lib. bdg.)
Lccn
93034583
Other physical details
col. ill.
Publisher number
  • HRA377
  • RAC 377
Specific material designation
sound cassette
Speed
1 7/8 ips (tapes)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm28966718
  • (OCoLC)28966718
Tape configuration
quarter 4 track
Tape width
1/8 in.

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