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Elijah of Buxton [text (large print)] / by Christopher Paul Curtis.

Authors: Curtis, Christopher Paul.
Call number: jLT FIC CUR
Publisher: Detroit : Thorndike Press, 2008, c2007.
Publication date: 2008, c2007.
Subject: Liberty -- Juvenile fiction.
Slavery -- Juvenile fiction.
Blacks -- Canada -- Juvenile fiction.
Coretta Scott King Award.
Large type books.
North Buxton (Ont.) -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile fiction.
Canada -- History -- 1763-1867 -- Juvenile fiction.
Series title: Thorndike Press large print The literacy bridge.
Title: Elijah of Buxton [text (large print)] / by Christopher Paul Curtis.
Edition: Large print ed.
Physical description: 395 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Summary note: 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.
Awards note: Coretta Scott King Author Award, 2008
ISBN: 9781410405807 (hardcover : alk. paper)
141040580X (hardcover : alk. paper)
LCCN: 2007051736
Url for this record: http://sherloc.indypl.org/?itemid=|library/marc/dynix|1191023
Bib No.: 1191023

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