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Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis
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Mar 06, 12

bookshelves: children-s-lit
Read from March 01 to 06, 2012

Historical fiction book about a child who is the first free-born child in Buxton, a Canadian town inhabited solely by former slaves. Great characters, terrific plot, lots of action and adventure and a different perspective of the Underground Railroad then most other books I have read for kids. Very well written. Newberry Honor and Correta Scott King Award winner. Author of Bud, not Buddy.
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