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Elijah of Buxton

Curtis, Christopher Paul.

New York : Scholastic, 2007.

341 p. ; 22 cm.

Eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American South in 1859, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen money that was to be used to buy a family's freedom.

Reading Level: 5.6

Available

Fiction (Chapterbooks) - ElementaryFiction (Chapterbooks) - Elementary

2 copies available at Paideia School

ISBN:

978-0-439-02344-3

LC Call No:

PZ7.C94137 El 2007

Dewey Class No:

[Fic] 22

Author:

Curtis, Christopher Paul.

Title:

Elijah of Buxton / Christopher Paul Curtis.

Edition:

1st ed.

Publisher:

New York : Scholastic, 2007.

Physical:

341 p. ; 22 cm.

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal starred, October 2007

Citation/Refs:

Booklist starred, September 2007

Citation/Refs:

Horn Book Starred, November 2007

Citation/Refs:

Book Links-starred, January 2008

Citation/Refs:

Kirkus Starred, August 2007

Citation/Refs:

New York Times, November 2007

Citation/Refs:

Voice of Youth Advocates (V.O.Y.A.), December 2007

Citation/Refs:

Kliatt Starred, November 2007

Summary:

Eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American South in 1859, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen money that was to be used to buy a family's freedom.

Target Audience:

5.6

Target Audience:

3-6 Follett Library Resources.

Awards Note:

Newbery Medal/Honor, 2008

Awards Note:

Coretta Scott King Award, 2008

Subject:

Freedom--Fiction.

Subject:

Slavery--Fiction.

Subject:

Blacks--Canada--Fiction.

Subject:

Historical fiction.

Link:

Table of contents only

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