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Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis
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Jul 03, 2010

it was amazing
bookshelves: 7th, and, 8th, book, jfic, slj, bl, coretta, scott, king, award, newbery, honor, slavery, buxton, canada, freedom, boys, historical, fiction, underground, railroad, 11, years, old, parents, choice, 2007

"Innocent poignant funny and sometimes sad portrayal of the life of the first free child born in the Buxton Canada settlement of former American slaves. ""Elijah of Buxton"" learns through experience that people are not always who they seem and that even freedom sometimes comes with a cost. "
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