The Resource Box : Henry Brown mails himself to freedom, Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by Michele Wood

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

Label
Box : Henry Brown mails himself to freedom
Title
Box
Title remainder
Henry Brown mails himself to freedom
Statement of responsibility
Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by Michele Wood
Creator
Contributor
Author
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Henry Brown wrote that long before he came to be know as "Box," he "entered the world a slave." He was put to work as a child and passed down from one generation to the next -- as property. When he was an adult, his wife and children were sold away from him out of spite. Henry Brown watched as his family left, bound in chains, headed to the deeper South. What more could be taken from him? But then hope -- and help -- came in the from of the Underground Railroad. Escape! Celebrated poet Carole Boston Weatherford powerfully narrates Henry Brown's story of how he came to ship himself in a box from slavery to freedom
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
YDX
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Weatherford, Carole Boston
Dewey number
  • 306.3/62092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Wood, Michele
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Brown, Henry Box
  • Slavery
  • Underground Railroad
  • Fugitive slaves
  • African Americans
  • African American abolitionists
  • Slavery
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Box : Henry Brown mails himself to freedom, Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by Michele Wood
Instantiates
Publication
Note
A Junior Library Guild Selection
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
on1109440767
Dimensions
24 x 28 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780763691561
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1109440767
  • (OCoLC)1109440767
Label
Box : Henry Brown mails himself to freedom, Carole Boston Weatherford ; illustrated by Michele Wood
Publication
Note
A Junior Library Guild Selection
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • text
  • still image
Content type code
  • txt
  • sti
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
on1109440767
Dimensions
24 x 28 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Isbn
9780763691561
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o1109440767
  • (OCoLC)1109440767

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