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John Henry
By Jerry Pinkney (illustrator) and Julius Lester
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Dial Books for Young Readers
Publication date September 1, 1994
Binding Library
Book category Easy Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780803716070
ISBN-10 0803716079
Dimensions 0.50 by 10 by 12 in.
Weight 1.20 lbs.
Availability§ Publisher Out of Stock Indefinitely
Original list price $16.89
Other format details juvenile
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Summaries and Reviews
Summary
Comparing the legendary hero to a shooting star whose strength propels him and whose courage will never fade away, the inspiring story of the African-American folk hero is gloriously told and lavishly illustrated.
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Comparing the legendary hero to a shooting star whose strength propels him and whose courage will never fade away, the inspiring story of the African-American folk hero is gloriously told and lavishly illustrated.

Editions
Paperback
Book cover for 9780140566222
 
from Puffin (December 1, 1999)
9780140566222 | details & prices | 9.75 × 12.00 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.45 lbs | List price $7.99
About: Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain
School and Library
Book cover for 9780803716063
 
from Dial Books for Young Readers (October 1, 1994)
9780803716063 | details & prices | 10.00 × 12.00 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 1.05 lbs | List price $18.99
About: Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain
Library
Book cover for 9780803716070
 
The price comparison is for this edition
from Dial Books for Young Readers (September 1, 1994)
9780803716070 | details & prices | 10.00 × 12.00 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 1.20 lbs | List price $16.89
About: Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain
Reinforced
Book cover for 9780606174183
 
from Demco Media (September 1, 1999)
9780606174183 | details & prices | 9.25 × 12.25 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | 0.90 lbs | List price $16.95
This edition also contains John Henry
About: Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain
Prebinding
Book cover for 9781442007147
 
Reprint edition from Paw Prints (April 9, 2009)
9781442007147 | details & prices | Rec. grade levels 1-2 | List price $16.99
This edition also contains John Henry

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