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John Henry

By Julius Lester

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.

Availability

8 available at Main (Downtown)
  • C 398.21 Les, Children's NonFiction
  • C 398.21 Les, Children's NonFiction
  • C 398.21 Les, Children's NonFiction
  • C 398.21 Les, Children's NonFiction
  • C 398.21 Les, Children's NonFiction
  • C 398.21 Les, Children's NonFiction
  • C 398.21 Les, Children's NonFiction
  • C 398.21 Les, Children's NonFiction
2 available at Cooper (Forest Acres)
  • C 398.21 Les, Children's NonFiction
  • C 398.21 Les, Children's NonFiction
1 available at Eastover
  • C LIT Folk Les, Children's NonFiction
1 available at North Main
  • C LIT Folk Les, Children's NonFiction
2 available at Northeast
  • C 398.21 Les, Children's NonFiction
  • C 398.21 Les, Children's NonFiction
3 available at Sandhills
  • C 398.21 Les, Children's NonFiction
  • C 398.21 Les, Children's NonFiction
  • C 398.21 Les, Children's NonFiction
2 available at Southeast
  • C 398.21 Les, Children's NonFiction
  • C 398.21 Les, Children's NonFiction
2 available at St. Andrews (Broad River)
  • C 398.21 Les, Children's NonFiction
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1 available at EdVenture
  • P Lester, Picture Book

Publish Date

1994

ISBN

0803716060


Format: Book
Author: Lester, Julius
Summary: Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain.
Title: John Henry / by Julius Lester ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney.
Publisher Date: New York : Dial Books, 1994.
Subject: John Henry (Legendary character) -- Legends. African Americans -- Juvenile folklore. Folklore -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Isbn: 0803716060 (trade) 0803716079 (lib. bdg.)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 22
System Items Total: 25
Call Number: 398.21 Les
Oclc: 28966718
Upc:
Bib Id: 101592

Format: Book
Author: Lester, Julius
Summary: Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain.
Title: John Henry / by Julius Lester ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : Dial Books, 1994.
Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
Subjects: John Henry (Legendary character) -- Legends.
Subjects: African Americans -- Juvenile folklore.
Subjects: Folklore -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Other Author: Pinkney, Jerry
LCCN: 93034583
ISBN: 0803716060 (trade)
ISBN: 0803716079 (lib. bdg.)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 22
Total Copies: 25
Call Number: 398.21 Les