Freedom Song: The Story of Henry "Box" Brown

Freedom Song: The Story of Henry "Box" Brown

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Harper Collins, January 2012

Slave Henry married slave Nancy and they had several children. One day while Henry was at work his master sold Nancy and the children. Henry was powerless to save his family, he knew he had to get North to begin a search for his family. Henry builds a crate and mails himself North to freedom. Once there he is able to mount a search for his wife and children. 40 pages

Recommended by Frank Hodge, Emeritus Booktalker of HODGE-PODGE Books, New York, USA

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