Check out our free, 12-page study guide that accompanies the novel, The Disappearing Man. The study guide, Thinking Inside the Box, can be used by history teachers and others who want to go further in their study of Henry “Box” Brown and the Underground Railroad.
The study guide is broken up into five sections, each one corresponding to a different portion of the novel and covering different historical subjects:
- Chapters 1-9. From the Plantation to Richmond
- Chapters 10-17: Courtship and Marriage
- Chapters 18-27: Losses in His Life
- Chapters 28-34: The Plan
- Chapters 35-39: Philadelphia
Each section includes discussion questions, essay ideas, and key learning points.