The Resource John Henry, by Julius Lester ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney

John Henry, by Julius Lester ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney

Label
John Henry
Title
John Henry
Statement of responsibility
by Julius Lester ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Publisher
Typographer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-2018
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lester, Julius
Credits note
Music composed by Crystal Taliefero
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Elementary Grade
  • 720
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
  • PZ8.1.L434
  • PS3562.E853
LC item number
  • Jo 1994
  • J64 1994
Literary form
non fiction
PerformerNote
Narrated by Samuel L. Jackson
Reading level
  • 4.0
  • 4.5
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Dial Books for Young Readers
  • Pinkney, Jerry
  • Bierhorst, Jane Byers
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Reading Counts!
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • John Henry (Legendary character)
  • Muscle strength
  • Giants
  • Singing
  • Machinery
  • Competition
  • Contests
  • Rainbows
  • Confidence
  • Determination (Personality trait)
  • Fairness
  • Work ethic
  • Racing
  • Fuelwood cutting
  • Infants
  • Death
  • Railroad stories
  • Tall tales
  • Tales
  • John Henry (Legendary character)
  • African Americans
  • Folklore
  • Competition
  • Confidence
  • Contests
  • Death
  • Determination (Personality trait)
  • Fairness
  • Fuelwood cutting
  • Giants
  • Infants
  • John Henry (Legendary character)
  • Machinery
  • Muscle strength
  • Racing
  • Railroad stories
  • Rainbows
  • Singing
  • Tales
  • Tall tales
  • Work ethic
  • African Americans
  • Blacks
Target audience
juvenile
Label
John Henry, by Julius Lester ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney
Link
https://archive.org/details/johnhenry00lest_0
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Art techniques used: Glowing watercolor and colored pencil
  • "Typography by Jane Byers Bierhorst"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
30 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780803716063
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
93034583
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)28966718
  • (OCoLC)ocm28966718
Label
John Henry, by Julius Lester ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney
Link
https://archive.org/details/johnhenry00lest_0
Publication
Note
  • Art techniques used: Glowing watercolor and colored pencil
  • "Typography by Jane Byers Bierhorst"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
30 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780803716063
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
93034583
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)28966718
  • (OCoLC)ocm28966718

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