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Elijah of Buxton / Christopher Paul Curtis.

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Author/Creator:
Curtis, Christopher Paul.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2007
Imprint:
1st ed. - New York : Scholastic Press, 2007.
Format:
  • Book
  • 341 p. ; 22 cm.
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.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Awards:
Newbery Honor Book. Coretta Scott King Award
Subjects:
ISBN:
9780439023443
0439023440
0439023459
9780439023450

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