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Elijah of Buxton


Author: Curtis  Christopher P.
Publisher: Scholastic
Subject/Category: 6-8
Year Reviewed:: 2009
ISBN: 9780439023443
Awards::  WAW
Review: In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, a haven for slaves fleeing the American south, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who stole money to be used to buy a family's freedom.

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