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The Resource John Henry, hammerin' hero, retold by Stephanie True Peters ; illustrated by Nelson Evergreen

John Henry, hammerin' hero, retold by Stephanie True Peters ; illustrated by Nelson Evergreen

Label
John Henry, hammerin' hero
Title
John Henry, hammerin' hero
Statement of responsibility
retold by Stephanie True Peters ; illustrated by Nelson Evergreen
Title variation
John Henry, hammering hero
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
As a young man, John Henry makes his mark on the American railroads, whistling while he works. One day, a shady salesman comes to the railroad camp, claiming that his hammering machine is superior to any railroad worker. John Henry steps up to challenge the man's machine, hoping to save the jobs of thousands of railroad workers
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1965-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Peters, Stephanie True
Dewey number
741.5/973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • 8-13
  • 1.7
  • Guided reading level: L
Interest level
MG
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
Reading level
2.9
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1971-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Evergreen, Nelson
Study program name
Accelerated Reader AR
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • John Henry (Legendary character)
  • African Americans
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
John Henry, hammerin' hero, retold by Stephanie True Peters ; illustrated by Nelson Evergreen
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes glossary, historical notes, discussion questions and writing prompts
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn436221106
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
Graphic novel.
Extent
33 pages
Isbn
9781434222657
Lccn
2009029956
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
JF Peters ; XX-JG ; es ; C1103BT4.
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 436221106
  • (Sirsi) 436221106
  • (OCoLC)436221106
Label
John Henry, hammerin' hero, retold by Stephanie True Peters ; illustrated by Nelson Evergreen
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes glossary, historical notes, discussion questions and writing prompts
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn436221106
Dimensions
27 cm
Edition
Graphic novel.
Extent
33 pages
Isbn
9781434222657
Lccn
2009029956
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
JF Peters ; XX-JG ; es ; C1103BT4.
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 436221106
  • (Sirsi) 436221106
  • (OCoLC)436221106

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