Elijah of Buxton
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New York : Scholastic Press, 2007.
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Edition
1st ed.
Physical Desc
341 pages ; 22 cm.
Language
English
ISBN
0439023440 (trade bdg.), 9780439023443 (trade bdg.), 0439023459 (alk. paper), 9780439023450 (alk. paper)
Reading Level
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Level 5.4, 12 Points
Lexile measure
980

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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
Newbery Honor book, 2008.
Awards
Coretta Scott King (author) Award, 2008.
Awards
A Junior Library Guild selection.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Curtis, C. P. (2007). Elijah of Buxton. New York: Scholastic Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Curtis, Christopher Paul. 2007. Elijah of Buxton. New York: Scholastic Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Curtis, Christopher Paul, Elijah of Buxton. New York: Scholastic Press, 2007.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Curtis, Christopher Paul. Elijah of Buxton. New York: Scholastic Press, 2007. Print.

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