Levine, Ellen.

Henry's freedom box / by Ellen Levine ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson. - 1st ed. - New York : Scholastic Press, 2007. - [40] p. : col. ill. ; 29 cm.

Art techniques used: Layers of pencil, watercolor and oil paint in rich double page layouts.

Includes bibliographical references (colophon).

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.

A Junior Library Guild selection. Caldecott Honor, 2008. Notable Social Studies Trade Books for Young People, 2008.

043977733X (reinforced) : $17.99 9780439777339 (reinforced) : $17.99

Junior Library Guild http://www.juniorlibraryguild.com

2006009487


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