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Elijah of Buxton

By Christopher Paul Curtis

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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2007

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9780439023443


Format: Book
Author: Curtis, Christopher Paul
Summary: 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.
Title: Elijah of Buxton / Christopher Paul Curtis.
Publisher Date: New York : Scholastic Press, 2007.
Subject: Liberty -- Juvenile fiction. Slavery -- Juvenile fiction Blacks -- Canada -- Juvenile fiction. North Buxton (Ont.) -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile fiction. Canada -- History -- 1763-1867 -- Juvenile fiction. North Buxton (Ont.) -- Juvenile fiction. Canada -- Juvenile fiction.
Isbn: 9780439023443 (trade bdg.) 0439023440 (trade bdg.) 0439023459 (alk. paper) 9780439023450 (alk. paper)
Current Holds: 0
System Items Available: 15
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Call Number: C Curtis
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Bib Id: 289779

Format: Book
Author: Curtis, Christopher Paul
Summary: 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.
Title: Elijah of Buxton / Christopher Paul Curtis.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : Scholastic Press, 2007.
Description: 341 p. ; 22 cm.
Subjects: Liberty -- Juvenile fiction.
Subjects: Slavery -- Juvenile fiction
Subjects: Blacks -- Canada -- Juvenile fiction.
Subjects: North Buxton (Ont.) -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile fiction.
Subjects: Canada -- History -- 1763-1867 -- Juvenile fiction.
Subjects: North Buxton (Ont.) -- Juvenile fiction.
Subjects: Canada -- Juvenile fiction.
LCCN: 2007005181
ISBN: 9780439023443 (trade bdg.)
ISBN: 0439023440 (trade bdg.)
ISBN: 0439023459 (alk. paper)
ISBN: 9780439023450 (alk. paper)
Requests: 0
Available Copies: 15
Total Copies: 20
Call Number: C Curtis