Henry’s Freedom Box, winner of a Caldecott Honor in 2008, is a true story about Henry “Box” Brown, who courageously escaped slavery and found freedom.
Tonya Bolden’s Crossing Ebenezer Creek is moving, beautifully-written, and powerful.
THE BEECHWOOD FLUTE is an intriguing, albeit sometimes heavy, novel that deals with life, death and liberty in a new and interesting way.
February is African American History Month. Sharing these books with young readers comes with the responsibility to discuss … progress towards equality.