Elijah of Buxton /

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by Curtis, Christopher Paul.
[ 02. English Fiction ] Published by : Scholastic Press, (New York :) Physical details: 341 p. ; 22 cm. Subject(s): Blacks --Canada --Fiction. | Freedom --Fiction. | Slavery --Fiction. | Children's literature --2007. | Canada --Fiction. | North Buxton (Ont.) --Fiction. Year : 2007 02. English Fiction Item type : 02. English Fiction
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Stratford Elementary F CUR Available
Stratford Elementary F CUR Available
Stratford Elementary 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.