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Elijah of Buxton

Book Description
Elijah of Buxton was written by Christopher Paul Curtis.
Book Information
BindingMass Market Paperback (15 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of PagesN/A
Publication Date07/12/2009
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About Christopher Paul Curtis (Author) : Christopher Paul Curtis is a published author of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Christopher Paul Curtis include Bud, Not Buddy (Unabridged), Watsons Go to Bir... more
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Booktalk for Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis. ...

Eleven-year-old Elijah is the first child born into freedom ...
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6/18/2010 Cassandra Ritter tagged as: I recommend, I read

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6/25/2009 Chris Doyle said: Written in that CP Curtis first-person narration that makes him such a great writer. Elijah is a great character, easy to relate to, interesting. Ending will shock you!
tags: I read

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12/2/2008 Tim O'Neill tagged as: I read

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3/14/2008 Tracy Wymer tagged as: I read

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2/23/2008 Rita Haring said: This book was fantastic! It is my new Christpher Paul Curtis favorite
tags: I read, I recommend, I'm reading, historical fiction, slavery, Newbery Honor

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2/22/2008 Kim Wheedleton said:
Also part of my MG research reading list. It gives a unique perspective that I hadn't encountered before. Elijah lives in a free community made up entirely of former slaves, and he has the distinction of being the first child born free there. He has learned about slavery from others who lived thr... more

tags: I recommend

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