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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
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
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.
Storyline
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.
  • 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.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
169696
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Curtis, Christopher Paul
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
PZ7.C94137
LC item number
El 2008
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
980
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 8
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Thorndike Press large print The literacy bridge
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Large type books
  • Slavery
  • Blacks
  • North Buxton (Ont.)
  • Canada
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Elijah of Buxton, Christopher Paul Curtis
Instantiates
Publication
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
16711141
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large type ed.
Extent
395 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410405807
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007051736
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn186347945
Label
Elijah of Buxton, Christopher Paul Curtis
Publication
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
16711141
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
Large type ed.
Extent
395 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781410405807
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2007051736
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn186347945

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