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Elijah of Buxton
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Lexile measure:
980L
Rating:
1070L
Status:
8 copies, 1 person is on the wait list.
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Published:
New York : Scholastic Press, 2007.
Format:
Book
Edition:
First edition.
Physical Desc:
341 pages ; 22 cm
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780439023450, 9780439023450, 9780439023450, 9780439023443, 0439023440, 0439023459, 9780439023443 (trade bdg.), 0439023440 (trade bdg.), 0439023459 (alk. paper), 9780439023450 (alk. paper)
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 5.4, 12 Points
Lexile measure:
980

Notes

General Note
Companion book to: The madman of Piney Woods.
Description
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.
Target Audience
1070L,Lexile
Awards
Newbery Honor Book, 2008.
Awards
Canadian Library Association Children's Book of the Year, 2008; TD Canadian Children's Literature Award winner, 2008
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Citations
APA Citation (style guide)

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

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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