John Henry, Hammerin' Hero: The Graphic Novel

John Henry, Hammerin' Hero: The Graphic Novel

by Stephanie True Peters, Nelson Evergreen
     
 

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Born with a hammer in his hand, John Henry was destined to become a steel-driving legend. As a young man, he makes his mark on the American railroads, whistling while he works. But one day, a shady salesman comes to the railroad camp, claiming that his hammering machine is superior to any railroad worker. John Henry steps up to challenge the man's machine,

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Overview

Born with a hammer in his hand, John Henry was destined to become a steel-driving legend. As a young man, he makes his mark on the American railroads, whistling while he works. But one day, a shady salesman comes to the railroad camp, claiming that his hammering machine is superior to any railroad worker. John Henry steps up to challenge the man's machine, hoping to save the jobs of thousands of railroad workers. But will John Henry be able to prove that a machine can't do what a man can?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781434222657
Publisher:
Capstone Press
Publication date:
05/28/2010
Series:
Graphic Spin Series
Pages:
40
Sales rank:
1,398,233
Product dimensions:
6.70(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.20(d)
Age Range:
8 - 11 Years

Meet the Author

After working more than 10 years as a children's book editor, Stephanie True Peters started writing books herself. She has since written 40 books, including the New York Times best seller A Princess Primer: A Fairy Godmother's Guide to Being a Princess. When not at her computer, Peters enjoys playing with her two children, hitting the gym, or working on home improvement projects with her patient and supportive husband, Daniel.

Nelson Evergreen liveson the south coast of theUnited Kingdomwith his partner and their imaginary cat. Evergreen is a comic artist, illustrator, and general all-round doodler of whatever nonsensepops intohis head. He contributes regularly to the British underground comics scene, and is currentlywriting and illustratinga number of graphic novel and picture book hybrids for older children.

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