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Narrative of the Life of Henry Box Brown (Dover Thrift Editions: Black History)

This book is about Henry "Box" Brown
Dive into the remarkable journey of resilience and courage in "Narrative of the Life of Henry Box Brown" (Dover Thrift Editions: Black History). Published on July 15, 2015, this gripping memoir unveils the audacious escape of Henry "Box" Brown, who, after more than three decades in slavery, mailed himself to freedom from Richmond to Philadelphia in a wooden crate. Measuring just three feet long and two feet wide, this container was his passage through 350 miles of peril across various modes of transport, from railroads to steamboats and horse carts. Celebrated by scholars like Dr. Cornel West and Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Brown's narrative is not merely a recount of his bold quest for liberty but a timeless echo of the enduring fight for racial justice. Ideal for middle-school readers, this book serves as an extraordinary testament to the human spirit's unyielding quest for freedom, highlighting vital themes still profoundly relevant today. Engage with this unforgettable story and be inspired to reflect on the ongoing challenges in the struggle for equality and justice.
Published by Dover Publications on July 15, 2015
80 pages
ISBN: 9780486795751
Best for readers in Middle School
This book provides valuable insights into Racial Justice , highlighting key issues and advancements within these areas

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