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Henry's Freedom Box by
Call Number: P LEV (Hardback)
A fictionalized account of how in 1849 a Virginia slave, Henry "Box" Brown, escapes to freedom by shipping himself in a wooden crate from Richmond to Philadelphia.
The Firekeeper's Son by
Call Number: P PAR (Hardback)
In nineteenth-century Korea, after Sang-hee's father injures his ankle, Sang-hee attempts to take over the task of lighting the evening fire which signals to the palace that all is well. Includes historical notes.
In Flanders Fields by
Call Number: P JOR
On Christmas day, as the guns fall silent, a young soldier ventures out of the trenches of Flanders Fields during World War I, protected only by a white scarf tied to his bayonet, to rescue a robin which has become trapped on the barbed wire fence that separates the enemy forces.
Wordless Picture Book- Writing Prompt
Call Number: P COL (Hardback)
In this wordless picture book, a young Southern farm girl discovers a runaway slave hiding behind the corn crib in the barn and decides to help him.
Brush of the Gods by
Call Number: P LOO (Hardback)
During the Tang dynasty, master painter Wu Daozi creates an extraordinary mural for the emperor.
The Emperor's Army by
Call Number: P PIL (Hardback)
Publication Date: 2010-01-21
In the second century, BC, a scholar and his son are forced to flee the palace of China's first emperor, and while living in exile the boy discovers that a great terra-cotta army is being built.