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John Henry
By Stephen Krensky (adapted by) and Mark Oldroyd (illustrator)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher First Avenue Editions
Publication date September 1, 2007
Pages 48
Binding Paperback
Book category Easy Fiction
ISBN-13 9780822564775
ISBN-10 0822564777
Dimensions 0.25 by 5.75 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.20 lbs.
Original list price $6.95
Other format details juvenile
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Summary
Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain.
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Some folks say John Henry was born with a hammer in his hand. He sure loved to pound things and his muscles were harder than rocks. At work, John laid down tracks for the railroad company. The earth shook when he swung down his heavy hammers. John was stronger than the strongest worker, but was he stronger than a machine? Find out in this powerful tale.



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Paperback
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from First Avenue Editions (September 1, 2007)
9780822564775 | details & prices | 48 pages | 5.75 × 8.25 × 0.25 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.20 lbs | List price $6.95
About: Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain.
Miscellaneous
With Stephen Krensky | from Millbrook Pr (August 1, 2010)
9780822570363 | details & prices | List price $25.26
Library
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from Millbrook Pr (June 1, 2006)
9781575058870 | details & prices | 48 pages | 6.50 × 9.00 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 2-3 | 0.50 lbs | List price $25.32
About: Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain.

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