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The Resource Ain't nothing but a man : my quest to find the real John Henry, Scott Reynolds Nelson with Marc Aronson

Ain't nothing but a man : my quest to find the real John Henry, Scott Reynolds Nelson with Marc Aronson

Label
Ain't nothing but a man : my quest to find the real John Henry
Title
Ain't nothing but a man
Title remainder
my quest to find the real John Henry
Statement of responsibility
Scott Reynolds Nelson with Marc Aronson
Title variation
Aint nothing but a man
Title variation remainder
my quest to find the real John Henry
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Historian Scott Reynolds Nelson recounts how he came to discover the real John Henry, an African-American railroad worker who became a legend in the famous song
Writing style
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2009
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2008
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2009
Biography type
individual biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
237369
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Nelson, Scott Reynolds
Dewey number
  • 973/.04960730092
  • B
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 3
  • 4
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Aronson, Marc
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Henry, John William
  • Henry, John William
  • Nelson, Scott Reynolds
  • Henry, John
  • Henry, John
  • African Americans
  • Railroad construction workers
  • Southern States
Target audience
juvenile
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
my quest to find the real John Henry
Label
Ain't nothing but a man : my quest to find the real John Henry, Scott Reynolds Nelson with Marc Aronson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 62) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Stuck -- Scavenger -- Who were the 40,000 missing men? -- Following the clues in the song about John Henry -- Big Bend -- Breakthrough -- On trial -- The contest -- The trackliners speak -- Appendices
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
64 pages
Isbn
9781426300004
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
2007012446
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
System control number
  • ocn122309229
  • OCoLC
Label
Ain't nothing but a man : my quest to find the real John Henry, Scott Reynolds Nelson with Marc Aronson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page 62) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Stuck -- Scavenger -- Who were the 40,000 missing men? -- Following the clues in the song about John Henry -- Big Bend -- Breakthrough -- On trial -- The contest -- The trackliners speak -- Appendices
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
64 pages
Isbn
9781426300004
Isbn Type
(trade)
Lccn
2007012446
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color map
System control number
  • ocn122309229
  • OCoLC

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