Curtis, Christopher Paul.
- Publication date:
- 1st ed. - New York : Scholastic Press, 2007.
- Publisher's Summary:
Its 1860, and 11-year-old Elijah is a first-generation freeborn child. His Canadian town of Buxton serves as a haven for runaway slaves. When the towns corrupt preacher steals money from a citizen whos been saving to buy his familys freedom, Elijah sets off for America in pursuit, in this powerful new novel by a Newbery Medalist.
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Newbery Honor Book. Coretta Scott King Award