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Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad


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A stirring, dramatic story of a slave who mails himself to freedom by a Jane Addams Peace Award-winning author and a Coretta Scott King Award-winning artist.

Henry Brown doesn't know how old he is. Nobody keeps records of slaves' birthdays. All the time he dreams about freedom, but that dream seems farther away than ever when he is torn from his family and put to work in a warehouse. Henry grows up and marries, but he is again devastated when his family is sold at the slave market. Then one day, as he lifts a crate at the warehouse, he knows exactly what he must do: He will mail himself to the North. After an arduous journey in the crate, Henry finally has a birthday -- his first day of freedom.

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Brand:
Scholastic Press
Manufacturer:
Scholastic Press
Category:
Geography & Cultures
MPN:
9780439777339
EAN:
9780439777339
ISBN:
043977733X
Author:
Ellen Levine
Publisher:
Scholastic Press
Creator:
Kadir Nelson
Publication Date:
2007-01-01
Binding:
Hardcover
Item Weight:
1.05 pounds
Item Size:
0.25 x 11 x 9.25 inches
Package Weight:
1.05 pounds
Package Size:
9.3 x 0.4 x 11.1 inches

 


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