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Middle School Book Club: 'Elijah Of Buxton'

Graphic cover of the book, "Elijah of Buxton" by Newbery Medalist Christopher Paul Curtis

Above: Graphic cover of the book, "Elijah of Buxton" by Newbery Medalist Christopher Paul Curtis

The Middle School Book Club will discuss "Elijah of Buxton" by Newbery Medalist Christopher Paul Curtis.

ABOUT THE BOOK:
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.

Date: Wednesday, August 14, 2013 at 3:30 p.m.

Location: University Community Branch Library 4155 Governor Drive, San Diego, CA 92122
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