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Title The Journey of Henry Box Brown / written by Karyn Parsons ; illustrated by Mark Page.
Pub Info [New York] : Sweet Blackberry LLC, 2005.
book jacket
 Chilmark Juv Collection  J DVD J 1789     AVAILABLE
Descript 1 videodisc (28 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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System Det DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround stereo.
Note Closed-captioned in English.
Performer Narrated by Alfre Woodard.
Credits Written by Karyn Parsons ; illustrated by Mark Page ; music and sound, Coati Mundi ; produced by Karyn Parsons, Darcine Wdowczak Thomas, and Roderick Alleyne.
Note Mostly iconographic, with minimal animation. Framed with live action scenes of Alfre Woodard reading to schoolchildren, and Coati Mundi leading the children in a musical sequence.
Extras include a section on Sweet Blackberry LLC, and another with children defining "freedom."
Summary " . . . takes a magical look at the historic true tale of slave Henry Box Brown, a man who mailed himself to freedom in a wooden box from a plantation in Richmond, Virginia to freedom in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1848 . . . . With the help of characters including Bird, Horse, Cricket and Cat, Henry avoids being discovered and makes his way to freedom. While on his dangerous and exciting journey, Henry shares what freedom means to him and why slavery is wrong."--Container.
Subject Brown, Henry Box, 1815 or 1816- -- Juvenile drama.
Brown, Henry Box, 1815 or 1816- -- Drama.
Fugitive slaves -- Virginia -- Juvenile drama.
Slavery -- Virginia -- Juvenile drama.
African American abolitionists -- Juvenile drama.
Fugitive slaves -- Drama.
Slavery -- Drama.
Genre Children's films.
Animated films.
DVD-Video discs.
Add Author Parsons, Karyn, 1968-
Page, Mark.
Woodard, Alfre, 1953-
Hernandez, Coati Mundi.
Thomas, Darcine Wdowczak.
Alleyne, Roderick.
Sweet Blackberry LLC.
ISBN 0977848701
Stndrd # 9780977848706
Music # SSB 001 Sweet Blackberry
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