The Resource Elijah of Buxton
- Elijah of Buxton
- Statement of responsibility
- Christopher Paul Curtis
- North Buxton (Ont.) -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction
- Blacks -- Canada -- Fiction
- Slavery -- Juvenile fiction
- North Buxton (Ont.) -- Juvenile fiction
- Canada -- Juvenile fiction
- Liberty -- Juvenile fiction
- Slavery -- Fiction
- Blacks -- Canada -- Juvenile fiction
- Freedom -- Fiction
- Canada -- History -- 1763-1867 -- Fiction
- 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
- 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.
- ALA Notable Children's Book, 2008
- Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2007
- Awards note
- Newbery Honor Book, 2008.
- Coretta Scott King Author Award, 2008.
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- no index present
- Intended audience
- Intended audience source
- LC call number
- LC item number
- El 2007
- Literary form
- Target audience
- pre adolescent
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