Elijah of Buxton

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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 in his hometown as the boy who made a memorable impression on Frederick Douglass. But things change 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 he 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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ISBN:
9780439023450
9780545281195
9780739364154
9780739364161
9780439023443
9780739370957
9780739367193
Reading Level:
MG
Level 5.4, 12 Points
Lexile measure:
980L
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Grouped Work ID 01824e21-bd73-b190-cb93-8d759aef4db7
Grouping Title elijah of buxton
Grouping Author curtis christopher paul
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-09-22 23:50:37PM
Last Indexed 2018-09-23 00:39:19AM

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accelerated_reader_interest_level MG
accelerated_reader_point_value 12
accelerated_reader_reading_level 5.4
auth_author2 Hudz, Tony., Willis, Mirron E. 1965-
author Curtis, Christopher Paul.
author2-role Findaway World, LLC., Hudz, Tony.|Director, Listening Library., Playaway Digital Audio., Random House (Firm)., Random House Audio Publishing., Willis, Mirron E.1965-, Willis, Mirron E.1965-|Narrator
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display_description 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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subject_facet Audiobooks, Blacks -- Canada -- Juvenile fiction, Canada -- History -- 1763-1867 -- Juvenile fiction, Canada -- Juvenile fiction, Children's audiobooks, Coretta Scott King Award -- 2008, Freedom -- Juvenile fiction, Liberty -- Juvenile fiction, Newbery Honor book -- 2008, North Buxton (Ont.) -- History -- 19th century -- Juvenile fiction, North Buxton (Ont.) -- Juvenile fiction, Slavery -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Elijah of Buxton
title_full Elijah of Buxton, Elijah of Buxton / Christopher Paul Curtis, Elijah of Buxton [sound recording] / Christopher Paul Curtis
title_short Elijah of Buxton
title_sub
topic_facet African American Fiction, Audiobooks, Blacks, Children's audiobooks, Coretta Scott King Award, Freedom, Historical Fiction, History, Juvenile Fiction, Liberty, Newbery Honor book, Slavery