Henry's Freedom BoxBook - 2007
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multcolib_kids Nov 02, 2012
Henry Brown escaped slavery by being packed up in a box and shipped to Philadelphia. This is an account of how and why he did that. For early elementary school listeners.
multcolib_hillsdale Dec 03, 2014
Kadir Nelson's vivid illustrations bring to life this fictionalized account of how Henry "Box" Brown escapes to freedom by shipping himself in a wooden crate from Richmond, Virginia to Philadelphia.
multcolib_kids Oct 27, 2014
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.
multcolib_woodstock Dec 12, 2013
For early elementary school students. 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.
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In this book it shoed slaves did did not even have birthdays and Henry gained his freedom by being mailed in a box to Philadelphia, the trip was painful for him.His children were sold to other white people. Henry escaped slavery but it was very painful.
“Some slaves were freed by their owners. Henry’s heart beat fast. Maybe the master would free him.”
This story is based off the true story of Henry "Box" Brown. Henry grew up in slavery and did not know his birthday. He later on got married and his whole family was sold into slavery; this is when Henry took matters into his own hands, he mailed himself to freedom.
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He awoke to loud knocking Henry are you all right in there. All right he answered
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