Henry's freedom box / by Ellen Levine ; illustrated by…

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Creator

Levine, Ellen.
Nelson, Kadir, illustrator.

Title

Henry's freedom box / by Ellen Levine ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson.

Publisher

Scholastic Press

Date

2007

Description

CD narrated by Jerry Dixon.
A fictionalized account of how in 1849 a Virginia slave, Henry "Box" Brown, escapes to freedom by shipping himself in a wooden crate from Richmond to Philadelphia.
Includes bibliographical references (colophon).
Caldecott Medal Honor Book, 2008
A Junior Library Guild selection.

Subject

Brown, Henry Box, 1815 or 1816- -- Juvenile fiction.
Slavery -- Juvenile fiction.
African Americans -- Juvenile fiction.
Underground Railroad -- Juvenile fiction.

Identifier

Catalogue entry: PZ7.L57833 Hen 2007
OCLC/WorldCat Number: 65207060

Format

40 unnumbered pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm

Coverage

New York

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