Tuesday, August 26, 2008


ELIJAH OF BUXTON by Christopher Paul Curtis read by Mirron Willis

This Newbery Honor Book tells the story of Elijah, an 11-year-old boy who is the first freeborn black in his Buxton, Canada, settlement. A rich story and authentic-sounding dialect are the hallmarks of this dynamic audio for listeners ages 10 and up.

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