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John Henry
By Steve Haefele (illustrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Brighter Child
Publication date February 16, 2004
Pages 32
Binding Paperback
Book category Easy Fiction
ISBN-13 9780769632841
ISBN-10 076963284X
Dimensions 0.25 by 7.75 by 7.75 in.
Weight 0.22 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $3.99
Other format details juvenile
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Summary
Retells some of the legends of John Henry, an African-American hero who raced against a steam drill to lay railroad tracks on a mountain.
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John Henry was as big as a mountain, with arms as big as oak trees. He could do the work of 10 men in a single day! He was a famous steel-driving man who shows us the beauty of a well-lived life!

Beautifully illustrated, this American folk tale will capture children’s interest and spark their imagination page after page, encouraging a love of reading that is vital to success in school and life!

Children will find hours of entertainment in the pages of these timeless tales! Our Brighter Child® Keepsake Stories are delightfully illustrated classic stories of magic, imagination, and inspiration that will delight children again and again! Collect all of the titles in this wonderful series today!

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9780769632841 | details & prices | 32 pages | 7.75 × 7.75 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.22 lbs | List price $3.99
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