The Resource John Henry, written by Brad Kessler ; illustrated by Barry Jackson

John Henry, written by Brad Kessler ; illustrated by Barry Jackson

Label
John Henry
Title
John Henry
Statement of responsibility
written by Brad Kessler ; illustrated by Barry Jackson
Creator
Contributor
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. Join John Henry on a scenic journey where he finds men of all colors working together to build a great railroad. In no time, John Henry becomes king of the railroad camps by driving more steel than any man alive. In an exciting contest that pits man against machine, he single-handedly out-performs a new-fangled steam drill. This rousing tale delivers an inspirational message about pride and perseverance
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kessler, Brad
Dewey number
  • 398.2
  • E
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ8.1.K48
LC item number
Jo 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Jackson, Barry
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Henry, John
  • John Henry (Legendary character)
  • African Americans
  • Folklore
  • Henry, John
Target audience
primary
Label
John Henry, written by Brad Kessler ; illustrated by Barry Jackson
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Rabbit ears, a classic tale"--Cover
  • Originally published: New York: Simon and Schuster, ©1995
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
Library bound ed.
Extent
1 online resource (1 volume (unpaged)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1040021481
Label
John Henry, written by Brad Kessler ; illustrated by Barry Jackson
Link
Publication
Note
  • "Rabbit ears, a classic tale"--Cover
  • Originally published: New York: Simon and Schuster, ©1995
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Edition
Library bound ed.
Extent
1 online resource (1 volume (unpaged)
Form of item
online
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations)
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1040021481

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