- Published: New York, NY : Random House/Listening Library, p2008.
- Year Published: 2008
- Edition: Library ed.
- Description: 8 sound discs (8 hr., 58 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
- Language: English
- Format: Book on CD
- 9780739364154 :
- 0739364154 :
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Elijah of Buxton
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Call number: Y BOCD Fiction
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Read by Mirron Willis.
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.
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