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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
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
Dewey number
  • [Fic]
  • 305.5/67/092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.L57833
LC item number
Hen 2007
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
490
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/resourcePreferred
True
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
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
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
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
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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