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Product Description: Celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Caldecott Medalist Ezra Jack Keats’s vibrant retelling of the popular African American folk ballad in this beautiful hardcover edition.   Have you heard the tale? John Henry was born with a hammer in his hand...read more

Hardcover:

9780553513073 | 50 anv edition (Alfred a Knopf Inc, December 23, 2014), cover price $17.99 | About this edition: Celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Caldecott Medalist Ezra Jack Keats’s vibrant retelling of the popular African American folk ballad in this beautiful hardcover edition.

Library:

9780553513080 | 50 anv edition (Alfred a Knopf Inc, December 23, 2014), cover price $20.99 | About this edition: Celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of Caldecott Medalist Ezra Jack Keats’s vibrant retelling of the popular African American folk ballad in this beautiful hardcover edition.

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Product Description: This timeless ballad has been part of American folklore for over a century. Born with a hammer in his hand, John Henry discovers his true calling as a steel-driving man but he inevitably meets his match in a race against a steam drill that provides a powerful metaphor for the disruption and loss of innocence created by the industrial age...read more
By Peter J. Thornton (illustrator)

Paperback:

9781939160850 | Reissue edition (August House Pub Inc, September 16, 2014), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: This timeless ballad has been part of American folklore for over a century.

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Product Description: John Henry was legendary for racing a steam-powered machine to build a railroad. A ballad is sung about this American legend and steel-driving man. In addition to teaching young people about the value of determination, hard work, and courage, this title provides background on the history surrounding the construction of our nations first railroads, westward expansion, and how the Industrial Revolution changed how work was done in America...read more

Paperback:

9781477771983 | Powerkids Pr, August 1, 2014, cover price $10.60 | About this edition: John Henry was legendary for racing a steam-powered machine to build a railroad.

Library:

9781477771976 | Powerkids Pr, August 1, 2014, cover price $26.25

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Product Description: Ever hear of a feller named John Henry? They say he was born with a 10 pound hammer in his hand! As a man, John was the fastest steel drivin' man helpin' to build the railroad. So when a stranger challenged mighty John to take on a steam drill, what do you think that John Henry did? Kick off yer' boots and listen to this fascinatin' tale of John Henry and the steam drill...read more
By Victor Rivas (illustrator)

Paperback:

9781479554478 | Picture Window Books, August 1, 2014, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Ever hear of a feller named John Henry?

Library:

9781479554300 | Picture Window Books, July 1, 2014, cover price $26.65 | About this edition: "Ever hear of a feller named John Henry?

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Product Description: American Legends and Folktales celebrates the wisdom and humor of larger-than-life characters in six traditional stories that reflect the diversity of Americas cultural heritage.
By Virginia Schomp (other contributor)

Library:

9781608704415 | Benchmark Books, August 1, 2013, cover price $28.50 | About this edition: American Legends and Folktales celebrates the wisdom and humor of larger-than-life characters in six traditional stories that reflect the diversity of Americas cultural heritage.

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Product Description: Roark Bradford's 1931 novel and 1939 play dealing with the legendary folk-hero John Henry (both titled John Henry) were extremely influential in their own time, but have since then been nearly forgotten. Steven C. Tracy has united these hard-to-find works in a single critical edition that helps contextualize-and revive-both texts...read more
By Steven C. Tracy (introduced by)

Hardcover:

9780195371048 | Oxford Univ Pr, October 23, 2008, cover price $89.00 | About this edition: Roark Bradford's 1931 novel and 1939 play dealing with the legendary folk-hero John Henry (both titled John Henry) were extremely influential in their own time but have long been unavailable or extremely hard to find.

Paperback:

9780199766505, titled "John Henry: Roark Bradford's Novel and Play" | Reprint edition (Oxford Univ Pr, May 26, 2011), cover price $31.95 | About this edition: Roark Bradford's 1931 novel and 1939 play dealing with the legendary folk-hero John Henry (both titled John Henry) were extremely influential in their own time, but have since then been nearly forgotten.

Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain.
By Mark Oldroyd (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780822564775 | First Avenue Editions, September 1, 2007, cover price $6.95 | About this edition: Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain.

Miscellaneous:

9780822570363 | Millbrook Pr, August 1, 2010, cover price $25.26

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9781575058870 | Millbrook Pr, June 1, 2006, cover price $25.32 | About this edition: Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain.

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Product Description: Born with a hammer in his hand, John Henry was destined to become a steel-driving legend. As a young man, he makes his mark on the American railroads, whistling while he works. But one day, a shady salesman comes to the railroad camp, claiming that his hammering machine is superior to any railroad worker...read more
By Nelson Evergreen (illustrator)

Paperback:

9781434222657 | Stone Arch Books, January 1, 2010, cover price $5.95 | About this edition: Born with a hammer in his hand, John Henry was destined to become a steel-driving legend.

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Product Description: Born with a hammer in his hand, John Henry was destined to become a steel-driving legend. As a young man, he makes his mark on the American railroads, whistling while he works. But one day, a shady salesman comes to the railroad camp, claiming that his hammering machine is superior to any railroad worker...read more
By Stephanie True Peters (other contributor)

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9781434218988 | Capstone Pr Inc, January 1, 2010, cover price $24.65 | About this edition: Born with a hammer in his hand, John Henry was destined to become a steel-driving legend.

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Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain
By Julius Lester and Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780140566222 | Puffin, December 1, 1999, cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain

School and Library:

9780803716063 | Dial Books for Young Readers, October 1, 1994, cover price $18.99 | About this edition: Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain

Library:

9780803716070 | Dial Books for Young Readers, September 1, 1994, cover price $16.89 | About this edition: Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain

Reinforced:

9780606174183 | Demco Media, September 1, 1999, cover price $16.95 | also contains John Henry | About this edition: Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain

Prebinding:

9781442007147 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $16.99 | also contains John Henry

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Book by Pinkney, Jerry
By Jerry Pinkney (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9780788206825 | Har/cas edition (Weston Woods, June 1, 1998), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Book by Pinkney, Jerry

Cassette/Spoken Word:

9780788200861 | Weston Woods, June 1, 1998, cover price $6.95

Reinforced:

9780606174183 | Demco Media, September 1, 1999, cover price $16.95 | also contains John Henry | About this edition: Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain

Prebinding:

9781442007147 | Reprint edition (Paw Prints, April 9, 2009), cover price $16.99 | also contains John Henry

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Product Description: John Henry hammers day and night. He is a true steel-driving man. When a stranger brings a steel-driving machine to out-hammer humans, John Henry says he won't be beat. But who really wins this battle?
By Christianne C. Jones (other contributor) and Ben Peterson (illustrator)

Hardcover:

9781404844032 | Ina cdr bl edition (Picture Window Books, April 30, 2008), cover price $29.93 | About this edition: John Henry hammers day and night.
9781404843974 | Ina cdr edition (Picture Window Books, April 30, 2008), cover price $29.93 | About this edition: John Henry hammers day and night.
9780134496122, titled "Social Psychology" | 9th edition (Prentice Hall, July 1, 1996), cover price $73.33 | also contains Social Psychology | About this edition: Providing coverage of basic topics, research and theory in social psychology, this study draws examples from everyday life and current events.

Paperback:

9781404821743 | Picture Window Books, April 30, 2008, cover price $3.95 | About this edition: 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.
9781404812642 | Picture Window Books, April 30, 2008, cover price $3.95 | About this edition: 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.

CD/Spoken Word:

9781404844681 | Bilingual edition (Picture Window Books, April 30, 2008), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: 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.

Library:

9781404865822 | Picture Window Books, January 1, 2011, cover price $21.99 | About this edition: John Henry hammers day and night.
9781404816541 | Picture Window Books, January 1, 2006, cover price $20.65 | About this edition: 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.
9781404810020 | Picture Window Books, January 1, 2005, cover price $19.99 | About this edition: 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.

Product Description: 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! Select titles available in an English/Spanish bilingual version! ...read more

Library:

9781424200771 | Fitzgerald Books, January 1, 2007, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: John Henry was as big as a mountain, with arms as big as oak trees.

Prebinding:

9780613937221 | Turtleback Books, February 1, 2004, cover price $13.55 | About this edition: 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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Product Description: Generations of readers have learned social psychology from this book–it provides balanced, up-to-date, and accurate coverage of basic topics, research, and theories. Balancing cutting-edge findings and classic work in the field, the user-friendly Social Psychology shows how its methods and theories can be applied to everyday experiences and current social issues...read more

Hardcover:

9780130990068 | 11th edition (Prentice Hall, July 1, 2002), cover price $104.00 | About this edition: /@9900F-9, 0-13-099006-X, Taylor, Shelley E.
9780130266286 | 10 pck edition (Prentice Hall, January 1, 2000), cover price $97.33
9780130266231 | 10 pck edition (Prentice Hall, July 1, 1999), cover price $88.00 | About this edition: Providing coverage of basic topics, research and theory in social psychology, this study draws examples from everyday life and current events.
9780130213365 | 10 sub edition (Prentice Hall, July 1, 1999), cover price $97.33 | About this edition: For use in undergraduate Social Psychology courses in departments of Psychology.
9780134496122 | 9th edition (Prentice Hall, July 1, 1996), cover price $73.33 | also contains John Henry | About this edition: Providing coverage of basic topics, research and theory in social psychology, this study draws examples from everyday life and current events.
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Paperback:

9780130219756 | 10 stg edition (Prentice Hall, June 1, 1999), cover price $29.20

Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain.
By Barry Jackson (illustrator) and Brad Kessler

Library:

9781591977643 | Spotlight, September 1, 2004, cover price $25.65 | About this edition: Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain.

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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.
By Steve Haefele (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780769632841 | Brighter Child, February 16, 2004, cover price $3.99 | About this edition: 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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Presents the life story of John Henry, the African American railroad legend known as the 'Steel Driving Man.'
By Drew Rose (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780756508913 | Compass Point Books, January 1, 2003, cover price $8.95 | About this edition: The life story of John Henry, the African American railroad legend known as the "Steel Driving Man.

Library:

9780756504571 | Compass Point Books, January 1, 2003, cover price $27.32 | About this edition: Presents the life story of John Henry, the African American railroad legend known as the 'Steel Driving Man.

Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain

Prebinding:

9780785718628 | Turtleback Books, March 1, 2001, cover price $18.40 | About this edition: Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain

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A rollicking retelling of the great American folktale chronicles the colorful exploits of African-American folk hero John Henry, the steel-driving man, in a lively audio edition featuring music by B. B. King. Read by Denzel Washington.
By Barry Jackson (illustrator) and Brad Kessler

Hardcover:

9780689801907 | Har/cas edition (Simon & Schuster, September 1, 1995), cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain.

Paperback:

9780689837791 | Pap/cas edition (Rabbit Ears, June 1, 2000), cover price $10.95 | About this edition: Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain.

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Retells the life of the legendary steel driver of early railroad days who challenged the steam drill to a steel-driving contest
By Patricia Jensen and Roseanne Litzinger (illustrator)

Paperback:

9780816731572 | Troll Communications Llc, February 1, 1995, cover price $3.50 | About this edition: Retells the life of the legendary steel driver of early railroad days who challenged the steam drill to a steel-driving contest

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Retells the life of the legendary steel driver of early railroad days who challenged the steam drill to a steel-driving contest
By Patricia Jensen and Roseanne Litzinger (illustrator)

School and Library:

9780816731565 | Troll Communications Llc, October 1, 1996, cover price $12.95 | About this edition: Retells the life of the legendary steel driver of early railroad days who challenged the steam drill to a steel-driving contest

Reinforced:

9780606077477 | Demco Media, February 1, 1995, cover price $9.60 | About this edition: Retells the life of the legendary steel driver of early railroad days who challenged the steam drill to a steel-driving contest

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A rhythmic retelling of a classic American folktale, marked by vividly detailed and colorful illustrations, presents the moving tale of powerful railroad worker John Henry and his race with the steam drill. Reading Level, 3.6.

Hardcover:

9780385311687 | Doubleday, February 1, 1994, cover price $14.95 | About this edition: A Herculean steel driver on the railroad pits his strength and speed against the new steam hammer which is putting men out of jobs

Retells the life of the legendary steel driver of early railroad days who challenged the steam hammer to a steel-driving contest.

Hardcover:

9780879236304 | David R Godine Pub, September 1, 1986, cover price $13.95 | About this edition: Prose version of the classic American folksong about John Henry, the legendary 'steel driving man' who wins a race with his nemesis, the steam drill, only to lose his life in the process

Paperback:

9780879238445 | Reprint edition (David R Godine Pub, May 1, 1990), cover price $9.95 | About this edition: Prose version of the classic American folksong about John Henry, the legendary 'steel driving man' who wins a race with his nemesis, the steam drill, only to lose his life in the process

Reinforced:

9780606044882 | Demco Media, May 1, 1990, cover price $16.50 | About this edition: Prose version of the classic American folksong about John Henry, the legendary 'steel driving man' who wins a race with his nemesis, the steam drill, only to lose his life in the process

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Describes the life of the legendary steel-driving man who was born and who died with a hammer in his hand

Paperback:

9780394890524 | Reprint edition (Dragonfly, April 1, 1987), cover price $7.99 | About this edition: Describes the life of the legendary steel-driving man who was born and who died with a hammer in his hand

Library:

9780394990521 | 1 edition (Alfred a Knopf Inc, May 1, 1987), cover price $12.99 | About this edition: Describes the life of the legendary steel-driving man who was born and who died with a hammer in his hand

Reinforced:

9780606022545 | Demco Media, April 1, 1987, cover price $15.85 | About this edition: Describes the life of the legendary steel-driving man who was born and who died with a hammer in his hand

Prebinding:

9780833539755 | Turtleback Books, October 1, 1999, cover price $18.40 | About this edition: Describes the life of the legendary steel-driving man who was born and who died with a hammer in his hand

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Retells the life of the legendary steel driver of early railroad days who challenged the steam hammer to a steel-driving contest.

Paperback:

9780893753030 | Troll Communications Llc, June 1, 1980, cover price $3.95 | About this edition: John Henry becomes a legend when he helps to build the Big Bend Tunnel for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad and he proves to be faster than a new machine--the steam drill

School and Library:

9780893753047 | Troll Communications Llc, February 1, 1980, cover price $10.50 | About this edition: John Henry becomes a legend when he helps to build the Big Bend Tunnel for the Chesapeake and Ohio Railroad and he proves to be faster than a new machine--the steam drill

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