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

John Henry, Julius Lester ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney

Label
John Henry
Title
John Henry
Statement of responsibility
Julius Lester ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
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
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1995
  • Boston Globe-Horn Book Award for Best Picture Book, 1995.
  • Golden Sower Award (Nebraska), Grades K-3, 1997.
Awards note
Caldecott Honor Book, 1995; American Library Association Notable Children's Book 1995
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
093796
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-2018
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lester, Julius
Credits note
Music composed by Crystal Taliefero
Dewey number
  • 398.21
  • E
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ8.1.L434
LC item number
Jo 1994
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 1
  • 2
NLM call number
398.2 Les
PerformerNote
Narrated by Samuel L. Jackson
Reading level
4.0.
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Pinkney, Jerry
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader
  • BCU Juvenile Reading; PB; 4.0.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Henry, John
  • Henry, John
  • Henry, John
  • African Americans
  • Folklore
  • Blacks
Target audience
juvenile
Label
John Henry, Julius Lester ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocm28966718
Dimensions
30 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781555927356
Lccn
93034583
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Publisher number
CD 377
System control number
(OCoLC)28966718
Label
John Henry, Julius Lester ; pictures by Jerry Pinkney
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocm28966718
Dimensions
30 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9781555927356
Lccn
93034583
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
Publisher number
CD 377
System control number
(OCoLC)28966718

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