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The Resource Henry's freedom box, by Ellen Levine ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson

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

Label
Henry's freedom box
Title
Henry's freedom box
Statement of responsibility
by Ellen Levine ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson
Title variation
Henrys freedom box
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Tone
Writing style
Illustration
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2008
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2007
  • California Young Reader Medal, Picture Books for Older Readers, 2012.
  • Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Awards, Grades 3-6, 2010.
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
157293
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Levine, Ellen
Illustrations
illustrations
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 5
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Nelson, Kadir
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brown, Henry Box
  • Brown, Henry Box
  • Slavery
  • African Americans
  • Underground Railroad
  • Slavery
  • African Americans
  • Underground Railroad
Target audience
primary
Label
Henry's freedom box, by Ellen Levine ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (colophon)
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
[40] p.
Isbn
9780439777339
Isbn Type
(reinforced)
Lccn
2006009487
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780439777339
  • (OCoLC)ocm65207060
  • (OCoLC)65207060
Label
Henry's freedom box, by Ellen Levine ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (colophon)
Dimensions
29 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
[40] p.
Isbn
9780439777339
Isbn Type
(reinforced)
Lccn
2006009487
Other physical details
col. ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780439777339
  • (OCoLC)ocm65207060
  • (OCoLC)65207060

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