Bibliographic Information: Levine, E., Nelson, K. (2007). Henry’s freedom box: A true story from the underground railroad. New York: Scholastic.

Short Annotation: A story about a slave named Henry. He travels to Philadelphia in a box.

Genre: Fiction

Grade Level: 3rd grade

Readers who will like this book: Students who want to learn history. Also students who need illustrations to support the story.

Personal Response and Rating: (1-4): 3. I really enjoyed the book. But I did feel that the content was a slightly too graphic for students.

Text-Dependent Question: What happened to Henry’s family?