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Elijah Of Buxton, Christopher Paul Curtis

Author Name    Christopher Paul Curtis

Title   Elijah Of Buxton

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Fine

Jacket Condition   Fine Jacket

Edition   First

Publisher    Scholastic Press 2007

ISBN Number    0439023440 / 9780439023443

Seller ID   026685

Winner of both the Coretta Scott King Award and Newberry Honor medal. As new book and dust jacket. Very clean unworn boards with tight binding, all pages and edges clean and bright with clean endpapers. No names, writing or marks. 341 pages + 3 pages "Author's Note." Clean crisp dust jacket is unchipped, no tears, not price clipped, with two foil medal awards on front panel. Enclosed in new archival quality removable mylar cover. Eleven year old Elijah is the first child born into freedom in Buxton, Canada, a settlement of runaway slaves just over the border from Detroit. He's best known in his hometown as the boy who made a memorable impression on Frederick Douglass. But things change when a former slave steals money from Elijah's friend, who has been saving to buy his family out of captivity in the South. Elijah embarks on a dangerous journey to America in pursuit of the thief, and discovers firsthand the unimaginable horrors of the life his parents fled.

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