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Elijah of Buxton
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Elijah of Buxton
Elijah of Buxton
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Elijah of Buxton
  • Item #: NTS902344
  • ISBN13:9780439023443
  • Format:Hardcover Book
  • Dimensions:8.55" x 5.8" x 1.2"
  • Grades:4 - 7
  • Funding Type:Title I-A
  • List Price: $16.99
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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 he discovers firsthand the unimaginable horrors of the life his parents fled.
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