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Henry's freedom box : a true story from the Underground Railroad / by Ellen Levine ; illustrated by Kadir Nelson.

Levine, Ellen. (Author). Dixon, Jerry. (Added Author). Nelson, Kadir. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello J CDBOOK LEV (Text) 37743002186395 Children Audiobook Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial KIT E LEVINE (Text) 33946002956048 Kits - 1st Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780545134453 (cd)
  • ISBN: 0545134455 (cd)
  • Physical Description: 1 audio disc (approximately 31 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 book ([40] pages : color illustrations ; 29 cm)
  • Publisher: [Norwalk, Conn.] : Weston Woods, [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Compact disc.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Accompanying book includes bibliographical references (colophon).
Formatted Contents Note:
Story with page-turn signals (10:13) -- Story without page-turn signals (10:06) -- Author's note (1:52) -- An interview with Ellen Levine (6:30) -- Jubilee in the morning (2:18).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Music by David Mansfield.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by Jerry Dixon.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Awards Note:
Junior Library Guild selection.
Caldecott Honor book, 2008.
Subject: Brown, Henry Box, 1815 or 1816- > Juvenile fiction.
Slavery > Juvenile fiction.
African Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Underground Railroad > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Children's audiobooks.

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