Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad
By Ellen Levine; illustrated by Kadir Nelson
Henry Brown grew up a slave. After his wife and children are sold off to another master, and with nothing left to lose, Henry is boxed up by the local doctor, an abolitionist, and mailed! After a rough ride, Henry is unboxed—a free man.
Scholastic, 2007. ISBN: 9780439777339