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Casey Jones

4.17  ·  Rating Details ·  6 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
Tells of Casey Jones, the railroad engineer who was never late for anything, but once.
Hardcover, 48 pages
Published September 1st 2006 by Millbrook Press
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Carmen Zavala
Sep 06, 2011 Carmen Zavala rated it really liked it
Casey Jones is a story I had always remembered as being a part of my childhood memories, but until reading it again, I didn't remember much about it. It is a great tale of an American hero. I'm not sure how entirely appropriate it is as a children's story due to the nature of the ending. Perhaps the more kid-friendly retelling of the story is the 1950 Disney cartoon, The Brave Engineer. However, the story remains more accurate with the actual folktale. This story exemplifies the importance of ...more
Stephen Snyder
Jul 21, 2011 Stephen Snyder rated it it was amazing
Shelves: history, folklore
Very educational book, that I've used in many of my substitute teaching days. It really peak some students interest and they further researched the topic. Excellent book! Thank you Franklin Public Library for the loan.
Barbara
Sep 05, 2010 Barbara rated it really liked it
Clear pictures and print bring to life the folklore of Casey Jones.
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