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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
  • Caldecott Medal Honor Book, 2008
  • A Junior Library Guild selection.
  • Notable Books for a Global Society, 2008
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
157293
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Levine, Ellen
Dewey number
  • [Fic]
  • 305.5/67/092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 2
  • 5
Nature of contents
bibliography
PerformerNote
CD narrated by Jerry Dixon
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
  • Brown, Henry Box
  • Slavery
  • African Americans
  • Underground Railroad
  • Brown, Henry Box
  • African Americans
  • Slavery
  • 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)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocm65207060
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
40 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780439777339
Lccn
2006009487
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)65207060
Label
Henry's freedom box, by Ellen Levine ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (colophon)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
ocm65207060
Dimensions
29 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
40 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9780439777339
Lccn
2006009487
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)65207060

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