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Box: Henry Brown Mails Himself to Freedom
The true story of Henry “Box” Brown, who shipped himself to freedom in a box, is told in 51 emotionally intense poems that have implications for the present day.
- Poetry, Biography
- John Newbery Medal 2021 (Honor Title), Notable Children's Books 2021
- All Ages
- ISBN: 9780763691561
Schomburg: The Man Who Built a LibraryThe handsome biography of Afro-Puerto Rican Schomburg introduces his efforts to collect and correct the history of the contributions of “Africa's sons and daughters.”
- Nonfiction, Social Sciences, Biography
- Notable Children's Books 2018
- ISBN: 9780763680466
Voice of Freedom: Fannie Lou Hamer, Spirit of the Civil Rights MovementThe inspirational singer and Civil Rights activist comes to life in 22 brief, first person, free verse poems that seamlessly incorporate Hamer's own words. The biography takes her from a sharecropping child to a community leader.