John Henry

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Scholastic, 1998 - African Americans
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Retells the life of the legendary African American hero who raced against a steam drill to cut through a mountain.

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User Review  - SalemSmith - LibraryThing

I liked this book because it could be used in a social skills lesson about determination. I would use this book for that lesson in 2nd to 4th grade. I think students would like this book because where ... Read full review

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User Review  - dorthys - LibraryThing

John Henry is a folk tale about a man larger and stronger than life. His strength is known far and wide and so is he. The legend tells that he died by successfully cutting through a mountain faster than a steam drill machine. Interesting folklore for children. Read full review

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