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

Authors: Nelson, Scott Reynolds.
Call number: jB Henry, J.W. NEL
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : National Geographic, c2008.
Publication date: c2008.
Subject: African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Railroad construction workers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
John Henry (Legendary character) -- Juvenile literature.
Railroad construction workers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Children's literature -- Juvenile literature.
Henry, John William, 1847?-approximately 1875 -- Juvenile literature.
Henry, John William, 1847?-approximately 1875 -- Homes and haunts -- Juvenile literature.
Nelson, Scott Reynolds -- Travel -- Southern States -- Juvenile literature.
Southern States -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature.
Title: Ain't nothing but a man : my quest to find the real John Henry / Scott Reynolds Nelson with Marc Aronson.
Physical description: 64 p. : col. ill., col. map ; 29 cm.
Contents note: 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.
Summary note: 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.
Biography note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 62) and index.
Awards note: Young Hoosier Book Award, 2011-2012, 6-8 Nominee.
Added author: Aronson, Marc.
ISBN: 9781426300004 (trade)
142630000X (trade)
9781426300011 (library)
1426300018 (library)
LCCN: 2007012446
Url for this record: http://sherloc.indypl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1139951
Bib No.: 1139951

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