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
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
Awards note
  • Newbery Honor Book, 2008.
  • Canadian Library Association Children's Book of the Year, 2008; TD Canadian Children's Literature Award winner, 2008
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Curtis, Christopher Paul
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1070L
Intended audience source
Lexile
LC call number
PZ7.C94137
LC item number
El 2007
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Freedom
  • Slavery
  • Blacks
  • Liberty
  • Slavery
  • Blacks
  • Black Canadian children
  • Enfants noirs
  • Esclavage
  • Voleurs
  • Blacks
  • Liberty
  • Slavery
  • North Buxton (Ont.)
  • Canada
  • North Buxton (Ont.)
  • Canada
  • Canada
  • Ontario
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Elijah of Buxton, Christopher Paul Curtis
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0713/2007005181.html
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Companion book to: The madman of Piney Woods
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Snakes and Ma -- Me and Mr. Frederick Douglass -- Fish head chunking -- Kidnappers and slavers! -- Sharing the fish -- Mr. Travis cheats us out of a great lesson -- Mr. Leroy shows how to really make a lesson stick -- The most exciting night of my life so far -- The mesmerist and Sammy -- Meeting the real MaWee! -- Emma Collins and Birdy -- The secret language of being growned -- Mail from America -- Picnic at Lake Erie! -- Keeping Mr. John Holton alive -- The Preacher comes through -- Bad news from a little village in America -- Kidnapped! -- A ball starts rolling-- -- The death of Mr. Leroy -- Terrorfied in America! -- Busting free! -- Riding hard back to Buxton -- The revenge of Mr. Frederick Douglass!
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
341 pages
Isbn
9780439023443
Isbn Type
(trade bdg.)
Lccn
2007005181
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocm86090238
  • (OCoLC)86090238
Label
Elijah of Buxton, Christopher Paul Curtis
Link
http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip0713/2007005181.html
Publication
Note
Companion book to: The madman of Piney Woods
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Snakes and Ma -- Me and Mr. Frederick Douglass -- Fish head chunking -- Kidnappers and slavers! -- Sharing the fish -- Mr. Travis cheats us out of a great lesson -- Mr. Leroy shows how to really make a lesson stick -- The most exciting night of my life so far -- The mesmerist and Sammy -- Meeting the real MaWee! -- Emma Collins and Birdy -- The secret language of being growned -- Mail from America -- Picnic at Lake Erie! -- Keeping Mr. John Holton alive -- The Preacher comes through -- Bad news from a little village in America -- Kidnapped! -- A ball starts rolling-- -- The death of Mr. Leroy -- Terrorfied in America! -- Busting free! -- Riding hard back to Buxton -- The revenge of Mr. Frederick Douglass!
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
341 pages
Isbn
9780439023443
Isbn Type
(trade bdg.)
Lccn
2007005181
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocm86090238
  • (OCoLC)86090238

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