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The Resource Elijah of Buxton, Christopher Paul Curtis

Elijah of Buxton, Christopher Paul Curtis

Label
Elijah of Buxton
Title
Elijah of Buxton
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Paul Curtis
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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
Summary
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.
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2008
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2007
  • Canadian Library Association Book of the Year Award for Children, 2008.
  • Coretta Scott King Award, Author Category, 2008.
  • Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction, 2008.
  • Great Lakes Book Awards, Children's category, 2008.
  • Parents' Choice Award for Fiction, 2007.
  • Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award, 2008.
  • TD Canadian Children's Literature Award, 2008.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2007.
Awards note
  • Newbery Honor Book, 2008.
  • Coretta Scott King Author Award, 2008.
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169696
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
980
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PZ7.C94137
LC item number
El 2007
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980
Literary form
fiction
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  • 4
  • 8
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True
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Elijah of Buxton, Christopher Paul Curtis
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0713/2007005181.html
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
6133203
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
341 pages
Isbn
9780439936477
Lccn
2007005181
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm86090238
  • (OCoLC)86090238
Label
Elijah of Buxton, Christopher Paul Curtis
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0713/2007005181.html
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
6133203
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
341 pages
Isbn
9780439936477
Lccn
2007005181
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm86090238
  • (OCoLC)86090238

Library Locations

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      128 S. 3rd St., Decatur, IN, 46733, US
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