The Resource Elijah of Buxton, Christopher Paul Curtis, (electronic resource)

Elijah of Buxton, Christopher Paul Curtis, (electronic resource)

Label
Elijah of Buxton
Title
Elijah of Buxton
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Paul Curtis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American south, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen money that was to be used to buy a family's freedom
Title
Elijah of Buxton
Creator
Summary
In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American South, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen money that was to be used to buy a family's freedom.
Subject
Genre
Tone
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Canadian Library Association Book of the Year Award for Children, 2008.
  • Coretta Scott King Award, Author Category, 2008.
  • Geoffrey Bilson Award for Historical Fiction, 2008.
  • Great Lakes Book Awards, Children's category, 2008.
  • Parents' Choice Award for Fiction, 2007.
  • Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award, 2008.
  • TD Canadian Children's Literature Award, 2008.
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2008
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2007
Action
digitized
Awards note
Newbery Honor Book, 2008.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
169696
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
980
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 8
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Target audience
pre adolescent
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/titleStatement
Christopher Paul Curtis
Label
Elijah of Buxton, Christopher Paul Curtis, (electronic resource)
Link
http://digital.arapahoelibraries.org/ContentDetails.htm?ID=23C11D5B-4C2F-4E30-B43E-B8038C144D76
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
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  • ALL_BRANCHES
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Color
black and white
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Snakes and Ma -- Me and Mr. Frederick Douglass -- Fish head chunking -- Kidnappers and slavers! -- Sharing the fish -- Mr. Travis cheats us out of a great lesson -- Mr. Leroy shows how to really make a lesson stick -- The most exciting night of my life so far -- The mesmerist and Sammy -- Meeting the real MaWee! -- Emma Collins and Birdy -- The secret language of being growned -- Mail from America -- Picnic at Lake Erie! -- Keeping Mr. John Holton alive -- The Preacher comes through -- Bad news from a little village in America -- Kidnapped! -- A ball starts rolling-- -- The death of Mr. Leroy -- Terrorfied in America! -- Busting free! -- Riding hard back to Buxton -- The revenge of Mr. Frederick Douglass!
Control code
ocn608163702
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (341 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780545281195
Level of compression
  • lossless
  • lossy
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b17434439
Reformatting quality
  • preservation
  • access
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
23C11D5B-4C2F-4E30-B43E-B8038C144D76
System control number
(OCoLC)608163702
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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