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Joe Magarac: Pittsburgh Steelman

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 2, 3, 4, 5
Page count: 4
Categories: Folk Tale, Tall Tale



Appeared in

Cricket Magazine Vol 25, Num 3, Nov 1997

Story Summary

What happens when you are too close to dynamite and get blown clear over a mine, land in a railroad car full or iron ore, then get dumped into a blast furnace. Why, you come out a true man of steel, literally, And that's just what happened to Little Joe Magarac.