Elijah of Buxton Summary
Christopher Paul Curtis

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Elijah of Buxton Summary

Young Elijah Freeman has a special life. Elijah was the very first child to be born free in the Elgin settlement at Raleigh in Canada West near the American border. The settlement, located in Buxton, was established to help and protect runaway slaves escaping from America.

One of the founders of the settlement, the very important Mr. Frederick Douglass, visited once when Elijah was a baby. Delivering a passionate speech, Mr. Douglass held...

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