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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
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Levine, Ellen
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.L57833
LC item number
Hen 2007
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
  • Slavery
  • African Americans
  • Underground railroad
  • Slavery
  • African Americans
  • Underground Railroad
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Henry's freedom box, by Ellen Levine ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (colophon)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
[40] pages
Isbn
9780439777339
Isbn Type
(reinforced)
Lccn
2006009487
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • ocm65207060
  • (OCoLC)65207060
  • 632571
Label
Henry's freedom box, by Ellen Levine ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (colophon)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
First edition
Extent
[40] pages
Isbn
9780439777339
Isbn Type
(reinforced)
Lccn
2006009487
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • ocm65207060
  • (OCoLC)65207060
  • 632571

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