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Box : Henry Brown mails himself to freedom / Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by Michele Wood.

Available copies

  • 27 of 30 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 30 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Adams PL Sys. - Decatur Branch J 921 BROWN (Text) 34207002376680 Juv Non-Fiction Available -
Barton Rees Pogue Mem. PL - Upland J BIO BROWN (Text) 76277000041319 Juvenile Nonfiction* Available -
Coatesville-Clay Twp PL - Coatesville J 811.54 WEATHERFORD (Text) 78321000030874 Juvenile Non-Fiction Available -
Danville-Center Twp PL - Danville J 921 Wea (Text) 32604060229877 DCTPLD J New Books Available -
Fayette Co PL - Connersville JB BROWN (Text) 39230032108746 Children Books Available -
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library J 306.3 WEA (Text) 33187004795544 Juvenile Nonfiction Available -
Greensburg-Decatur Co PL - Greensburg J BIO BROWN (Text) 32826014262992 J Biography Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood KIDS NONFICTION BIOGRAPHY Brown (Text) 36626104147517 1st Floor Kids Orange Zone Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood KIDS NONFICTION BIOGRAPHY Brown (Text) 36626104167325 1st Floor Kids Orange Zone Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Mem. PL - Zionsville j B BROWN WEATHERFORD (Text) 33946003679615 Non-Fiction - 1st Floor Checked out 05/24/2021
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780763691561
  • ISBN: 0763691569
  • Physical Description: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 28 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, [2020]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Illustrations rendered in mixed media.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
The author narrates Henry Brown's story of how he came to ship himself in a box from slavery to freedom. Told in stanzas of six lines each, each line representing one side of a box, and augmented with historical records and excerpts from Henry Brown's own writing.
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.3 0.5 509048.
Awards Note:
A Junior Library Guild selection.
2021 Newbery Honor.
Subject: Brown, Henry Box, 1815 or 1816- > Poetry > Juvenile literature.
Fugitive slaves > United States > Biography
Slavery > Poetry > Juvenile literature.
Underground Railroad > Juvenile literature
Genre: Biographies.
Picture books.

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