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Author Lester, Julius.

Title John Henry [sound recording] / by Julius Lester.

Imprint [Westport, Conn.] : Weston Woods ; [New York] : Scholastic, 2002, c1998.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Juvenile, Kits    KIT J 398.208996 LES    Available
 PAS Lamanda Park Branch Juvenile, Kits    KIT J 398.208996 LES    Available
 PAS San Rafael Branch Juvenile, Kits    KIT J 398.208996 LES    Available
Description 1 sound disc (ca. 18 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book ([38] p. : col. ill.)
Note Compact disc.
Accompanying book illustrated by Jerry Pinkney.
Book published: New York : Dial Books, c 1994.
"Read A-long CD" to be used with book of the same title.
Track 1: With page-turn signals. Track 2: Without page-turn signals.
Credits Music composed by Crystal Taliefero.
Performer Narrated by Samuel L. Jackson.
Summary Based on the famous African American folk ballad 'John Henry', this story tells of the legendary contest to the death between a spirited man with a hammer and a steam drill to build a tunnel through the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia.
Subject Talking books for children.
John Henry (Legendary character) -- Juvenile literature.
John Henry (Legendary character) -- Legends.
African Americans -- Folklore.
Folklore -- United States.
Caldecott Honor Medal.
Added Author Pinkney, Jerry.
Taliefero, Crystal.
Jackson, Samuel L.
ISBN 9780140566222
1555927351 (CD)
9781555927356 (CD)
0803716060 (book)
9780803716063 (book)
Music No. CD 377 Weston Woods

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