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John Henry

By:  Julius Lester Illustrator: Jerry Pinkney
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  • Item #: NTS127621
  • ISBN13: 9780803716063
  • Format: Hardcover Book
  • Pages: 40
  • Publisher: Dial Books
  • Weston Woods ID: HB377
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  • Grades: Pre-K - 4
  • Lexile® Measure: NP720L
  • Guided Reading Level: GR Level M
  • DRA Level: 20-24
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Description

Based on the famous African American folk ballad "John Henry, " this story tells of the legendary contest to the death between a spirited man with a hammer and a steam drill to build a tunnel through the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia.

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Reviews

"…hits all the right notes…This high quality presentation shines with the joy and pain of human experience." - School Library Journal
"John Henry is a joy to watch." - Video Librarian

John Henry

Hardcover Book 17.95

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