Ellen Levine

 

 

Age: 73

 

Summary: author and activist whose children's books told stories of slaves, immigrants, and the fight for social justice including Henry's Freedom Box, a 2007 Caldecott Honor book.

 

 

Cause of Death: Lung cancer

 

Born: March 9, 1939

 

Died: May 26, 2012

 

Location: New York City, New York