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Henry Climbs a Mountain

Henry Climbs a Mountain, by D.B. Johnson This is a story of Henry David Thoreau and of slavery.  It is a story of hope and freedom.  In this picture book, D.B. Johnson portrays Henry David Thoreau (and other characters) as a bear. On a trip to town to get a shoe that was being repaired,…

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Unspoken

Unspoken, A Story from the Underground Railroad, by Henry Cole In this powerful, wordless picture book, Cole tells the story of a young farm girl in the South around the time of the Civil War. The girl goes about her daily chores around the farm.  While collecting vegetables from a storage area, the girl hears…

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