Ain't nothing but a man my quest to find the real John Henry

Title Ain't nothing but a man my quest to find the real John Henry
Names Nelson, Scott Reynolds.
Aronson, Marc.
Book Number DB066930
Title Status Active
Medium Digital Book
Annotation Historian relates his search to determine if the song about John Henry was based on an actual man. Discusses tracing historical clues, learning about railroad construction in the late 1800s, and decoding the secret message of the song. For grades 4-7 and older readers. 2008.
Narrator Moore, Bob.
Local Subject Young Adult Book - YA
Young Adult Non-Fiction - YN
Short Book - SH
History - HST
Biography & Autobiography - BIO
Biography - Historical - BIH
Biography - Black concern - BLKB
Juvenile Book - JU
Juvenile Non-Fiction - JN
History, United States - HUS
Music & Dance - MAD
Arts & Architecture - ART
Audience Notes Male narrator.
For grades 4-7.
LC Subject African Americans - Biography - Juvenile literature
John Henry (Legendary character) - Juvenile literature
Railroad construction workers - United States - Biography - Juvenile literature
Southern States - Description and travel - Juvenile literature
Call Number j973.04960730092 B JNF
Language English
Released 2008
Publication Info Washington, D.C. : National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress, 2008 (Potomac Talking Book Services, recording studio).
Original Publication Recorded from: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, 2008. 9781426300004
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