Elijah of Buxton /

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by Curtis, Christopher Paul.
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Published by : Scholastic Press, (New York :) Physical details: 341 p. ; 22 cm. Subject(s): Freedom | Slavery | Blacks Year : 2007 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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West Royalty Elementary School F PB F CUR Available

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.

Newbery Honor Book, 2008.