One of the books that are on MY backlist of favorite books is:
Levine, Ellen. Henry’s Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad. Illustrated by Kadir Nelson. Scholastic, 2006. Caldecott Honor Award Book, 2007.
Spencer, Suzette and the Dictionary of Virginia Biography. "Henry Box Brown (1815 or 1816–after February 26, 1889)." Encyclopedia Virginia. Ed. Brendan Wolfe. READ_DATE. Virginia Foundation for the Humanities. 23 Mar. 2011 <http://www.EncyclopediaVirginia.org/Brown_Henry_Box_ca_1815>.