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Elijah Of Buxton (2007)


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LocationCall NumberItem Status
Kids' FictionJ/FICTION/CURTIS,CAvailable
Kids' FictionJ/FICTION/CURTIS,CDue 02-14-15
Kids' FictionJ/FICTION/CURTIS,CAvailable
Published: New York : Scholastic, 2007
Edition:  1st ed
Description:  341 p. ; 22 cm
ISBN/ISSN: 9780439023443 (trade bdg.), 0439023440 (trade bdg.), 0439023459 (alk. paper), 9780439023450 (alk. paper),
Language:  English

Winner of the 2008 Jane Addams Honor Book award for older children

Winner of the 2008 Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction

Winner of the 2008 Newbery Honor Book Award

Winner of the 2008 Coretta Scott King Author Award

Winner of the 2007 Parent's Choice Gold Award for Fiction

In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American south, 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


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