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Elijah of Buxton

Curtis, Christopher Paul

Published by Scholastic, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., 2007
ISBN 10: 0439023440 / ISBN 13: 9780439023443
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Title: Elijah of Buxton

Publisher: Scholastic, Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Fine

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Edition: 1st Edition

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Synopsis: Newbery Medalist and CSK Award winner Christopher Paul Curtis's debut middle-grade/young-YA novel for Scholastic features his trademark humor, compelling storytelling, and unique narrative voice.

Eleven-year-old Elijah is the first child born into freedom in Buxton, Canada, a settlement of runaway slaves just over the border from Detroit. He's best known for having made a memorable impression on Frederick Douglass, but that changes when a former slave steals money from Elijah?s friend, who has been saving to buy his family out of captivity in the South. Elijah embarks on a dangerous journey to America in pursuit of the thief and discovers firsthand the unimaginable horrors of the life his parents fled--a life from which he?ll always be free, if he can find the courage to get back home.

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