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Henry's Freedom Box

A True Story from the Underground Railroad

By Ellen Levine Illustrator Kadir Nelson Narrator Jerry Dixon More...

Henry's Freedom Box

A True Story from the Underground Railroad

By Ellen Levine Illustrator Kadir Nelson Narrator Jerry Dixon More...
$29.95
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Key Features

Description

Henry dreams of a world where his life belongs to him. But when his family is sold, he risks everything for what he knows is right. With the strength and conviction of the best kind of hero, Henry makes a harrowing journey in a wooden crate -- and mails himself to freedom!

Reviews

"This captivating production combines Nelson's textural drawings, Jerry Dixon's poignant narration, and composer David Mansfield's atmospheric mood music." - Booklist
"Ellen Levine's well-crafted story is paired with Kadir Nelson's touching illustrations in this iconographic rendition of the 2008 Caldecott Honor Book." - ALA Notable Video Committee
"…Kadir Nelson's heart-touching art (is) scanned iconographically, giving viewers the chance to appreciate the finer details. Nicely narrated by Jerry Dixon, with original music and sound effects that help bring the story to life." - School Library Journal
"…a tale that inspires. Recommended." - ***, Video Librarian

Awards

ALA Notable Recording Earphones Award Caldecott Honor Book ALA Notable Book IRA Notable Book for A Global Society

Product Details

  • Item #: NTS513455
  • ISBN13: 9780545134552
  • Format: Hardcover Book and CD
  • Genre:
    Historical Fiction
  • Weston Woods ID: HCD854
  • Grades: 2 - 5
  • Lexile® Measure: AD380L
  • Guided Reading Level: GR Level O
  • DRA Level: 34 - 38

Henry's Freedom Box

Hardcover Book and CD

29.95

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