John Henry: An American Legend

John Henry: An American Legend

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Caldecott Medalist Ezra Jack Keats’s vibrant retelling of the popular African American folk ballad.

 
Have you heard the tale? 

John Henry was born with a hammer in his hand. He was taller and stronger than anyone around. When men started talking about laying railroad tracks across the prairies and deserts, and right through the mountains, John Henry knew he and his hammer had to be a part of it. And drive those spikes he did! Then came the day when a challenge was announced: Who could dig a tunnel through a mountain faster—John Henry and his hammer? Or a steam drill?
  • Format

    Paperback / softback Trade paperback (US)
  • Author

    Ezra Jack Keats
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