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Biography - Picture Books Set 2

Henry's Freedom Box (2007)

Author: Levine, Ellen Illustrator: Nelson, Kadir
Publisher: Scholastic
Number of pages: 40 pages

In an award-winning rendition of a true and harrowing tale, a desperate slave asks a white abolitionist to pack him in a crate so he can be mailed to freedom. In his journey to adulthood, Henry loses his parents, wife and children as they are sold into the slave market, and comes to feel he has little to lose in risking his life for freedom.

ISBN 13: 978-0439777339
Reading Level (grade): 3.0
Reading Level (A-Z): M