John Henry, 1st Edition

  • Jane H. Gould
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  • ISBN-10: 1477772006
  • ISBN-13: 9781477772003
  • DDC: 741.5
  • Grade Level Range: 2nd Grade - 3rd Grade
  • 24 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released March 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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About

Overview

John Henry was legendary for racing a steam-powered machine to build a railroad. A ballad is sung about this American legend and steel-driving man. In addition to teaching young people about the value of determination, hard work, and courage, this title provides background on the history surrounding the construction of our nation's first railroads, westward expansion, and how the Industrial Revolution changed how work was done in America.

Features and Benefits

  • Historical Context Overview, Key Character Summary, Timelines, Glossary, Pronunciation Guide, Index, Web Sites.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
Main Characters.
1: John Henry.
Timeline.
Glossary.
Index.
Websites.