Awards
Newbery Medal Best Novel (nominee)
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-a life from which he’ll always be free, if he can find the courage to get back home.

Genre: Children's Fiction

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Used availability for Christopher Paul Curtis's Elijah of Buxton

Hardback Editions

February 2009 : USA Library Binding
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Title: Elijah Of Buxton (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Author(s): Christopher Paul Curtis
ISBN: 0-606-07493-7 / 978-0-606-07493-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback Books
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April 2008 : USA Hardback
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Title: Elijah of Buxton (Thorndike Press Large Print Literacy Bridge Series)
Author(s): Christopher Paul Curtis
ISBN: 1-4104-0580-X / 978-1-4104-0580-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Pr
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August 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: Elijah of Buxton
Author(s): Christopher Paul Curtis
ISBN: 0-439-02344-0 / 978-0-439-02344-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic Press
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September 2007 : USA Hardback
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Title: Elijah of Buxton
Author(s): Christopher Paul Curtis
ISBN: 0-439-93647-0 / 978-0-439-93647-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic Canada
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Paperback Editions

2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: Elijah of Buxton
Author(s): curtis-christopher-paul
ISBN: 0-545-11084-X / 978-0-545-11084-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic
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February 2009 : USA Paperback
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Title: Elijah of Buxton (Scholastic Gold)
Author(s): Christopher Paul Curtis
ISBN: 0-439-02345-9 / 978-0-439-02345-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic Paperbacks
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1997 : USA Paperback
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Title: Elijah of Buxton
Author(s): christopher-paul-curtis
ISBN: 0-545-10473-4 / 978-0-545-10473-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic
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Audio Editions

September 2008 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Elijah of Buxton
Author(s): Christopher Paul Curtis
Publisher: Listening Library
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March 2008 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Elijah of Buxton
Author(s): Christopher Paul Curtis
ISBN: 0-7393-6719-6 / 978-0-7393-6719-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Listening Library (Audio)
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Kindle Editions

September 2012 : USA, Canada, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Elijah of Buxton (Scholastic Gold)
Author(s): Christopher Paul Curtis
Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
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