Ellen Levine, award-winning children’s author and tireless advocate for social justice, has passed away. Here are some Horn Book reviews of her most influential works.
Ellen Levine Henry’s Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad; illus. by Kadir Nelson 40 pp. Scholastic 1/07 ISBN 978-0-439-77733-9 $16.99 g (Primary, Intermediate) Watch author Ellen Levine read from the 2008 Caldecott Honor book. In a true story that is both heartbreaking and joyful, Levine recounts the history of Henry “Box” Brown, [...]