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Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis
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Jun 08, 2010

really liked it
bookshelves: newbery-books
Read from June 08 to July 04, 2010

This book had many meaningful moments that showcased the courage and tenacity of the runaway slaves making a new life for themselves in Canada. The ending was beautiful, but also heartbreaking. Like other Christopher Paul Curtis books, this one is almost more of a series of short stories, but his characters are so vivid and believable that you feel like you have met real people.
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