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The book of Buxton

Leach, John

The book of Buxton

spa ofblue waters

by Leach, John

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Published by Barracuda in Buckingham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby John Leach.
The Physical Object
Pagination148p. :
Number of Pages148
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22258238M
ISBN 100860232867
OCLC/WorldCa17771805

  The book i'm reviewing is called Elijah of Buxton. Elijah of Buxton is a story about year old Elijah Freeman who lives in Buxton, Canada. It is a settlement of runaways slaves near the American border. Elijah is the first child in town to be born free, so most people know about him and he is the best at chunking rocks and catching fish/5(9). Buxton Books, Charleston, South Carolina. K likes. Buxton Books is Charleston's independent bookstore located at King Street. Online Ordering + Phone Orders will 5/5(40).

In "Elijah of Buxton," by Christopher Paul Curtis, there is a very important theme that represents a very good way of life. The book's theme is "not to judge others because of their appearance." Throughout the entire book, Elijah, the people of Buxton, and other African American people are constantly judged by most white people.   -- The Horn Book, starred review * "Curtis's talent for dealing with painful periods of history with grace and sensitivity is as strong as ever." -- School Library Journal, starred review "Elijah of Buxton is sure to become a classic -- for readers of all ages." -- BookPageBrand: Scholastic, Inc.

Elijah Of Buxton Homework Help Questions. Please summarize the character Elijah Freeman in the book Elijah of Buxton? Elijah Freeman is the main character of the book. —The Horn Book, starred review ⭐ "Curtis's talent for dealing with painful periods of history with grace and sensitivity is as strong as ever." — School Library Journal, starred review "Elijah of Buxton is sure to become a classic -- for readers of all ages."— BookPage.


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The Book of Buxton book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(2). Elijah of Buxton was a wonderful book. It was full of information about slavery, those who escaped from slavery, and the new settlement in Canada. One thing that struck me was that some of the anecdotes about particular people were a little bit heavy and could be difficult to read, particularly for by: Product details Paperback: pages Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform; 1st edition (Octo ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: pounds (View shipping rates and policies) /5().

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Elijah of Buxton is another story. The book is set in the mid 's in Buxton, Canada--one of the early Black settlements of escaped slaves from the United States.

Elijah, the book's fictional hero, is the first free-born child in the settlement. In some ways, it's a basic coming of age story/5. The Ghost of Buxton Manor book. Read reviews from the world's largest community for readers. “Michael, don’t forget our Neverland.”For nearly a cen /5.

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Elijah of Buxton is a children's novel written by Christopher Paul Curtis and published in The book won critical praise and was a Newbery Honor [1] book and the winner of the Coretta Scott King Award Author: Christopher Paul Curtis.

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Here on our website you can order any book currently in print to be shipped anywhere in the US. If you are on the island, please call to check if we have a particular book in stock at any given moment. Elijah Freeman is the most important character of the book. He is an eleven year-old, fra-gile boy, according to his Ma, who sets off on a remarkable journey into the United States to help his friend get back his stolen money.

He even ends up even rescuing a baby girl from being taken back into slavery. Teaching the Book In Elijah of Buxton, young readers meet Elijah Free-man, a fast-talking, adventure-loving boy who lives in the free black settlement of Buxton, Ontario.

Elijah has never known the horrors of slavery that his parents escaped, but when he crosses the border into the United States, he learns about the real costs of freedom. About three-fourths of this book is back story and chronicles the daily adventures of Elijah.

The real action starts when Elijah finds himself on the back of a horse headed for America. Elijah’s dear friend, Mr.

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WILMOT - BUXTON, E. M. with illustrations by STEEL, GERTRUDE A. Published by George G. Harrap & Co., London,   Elijah of Buxton leaves readers with a universal truth understood by all groups who have been oppressed and enslaved; as long as Hope survives, a brighter tomorrow exists for future generations.

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