Elijah of Buxton

Elijah of Buxton

Christopher Paul Curtis

Master storyteller Christopher Paul Curtis's Newbery Honor novel, that includes his trademark humor, precise narrative voice, and new disguise art--now in paperback!

Eleven-year-old Elijah lives in Buxton, Canada, a cost of runaway slaves close to the yank border. he is the 1st baby on the town to be born loose, and he needs to be well-known only for that. regrettably, all that almost all humans see is a "fra-gile" boy who is petrified of snakes and talks an excessive amount of. yet every little thing alterations whilst a former slave steals funds from Elijah's buddy, who has been saving to shop for his kinfolk out of captivity within the South. Now it really is as much as Elijah to trace down the thief--and his risky trip simply may perhaps make a hero out of him, if purely he can locate the braveness to come back home.

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