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!
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"When a picture book wins a Caldecott Honor Medal, it takes a skilled narrator to capture the story's words AND its illustrations. Jerry Dixon's gentle, intimate presentation welcomes the listener to Henry "Box" Brown's life. One can only be impressed by Henry's character as he experiences the gruesome existence of a slave during the mid-1800s. Nothing can ameliorate his pain as his family is torn apart, and nothing can deter him from inflicting injury to himself in order to initiate his unusual plan. A.R. Winner of AudioFile Earphones Award (c) AudioFile 2009, Portland, Maine"
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