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The madman of Piney Woods

Author: Christopher Paul Curtis
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Even though it is now 1901, the people of Buxton, Canada (originally a settlement of runaway slaves) and Chatham, Canada are still haunted by two events of half a century before--the American Civil War, and the Irish potato famine, and the lasting damage those events caused to the survivors.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Action and adventure fiction
Historical fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Paul Curtis
ISBN: 9780545156646 0545156645 9780545156653 0545156653 9780545633765 0545633761 9780545819756 054581975X
OCLC Number: 871186887
Notes: Companion book to: Elijah of Buxton.
Target Audience: Middle School.; 870
Description: 363 pages : illustration ; 22 cm
Responsibility: Christopher Paul Curtis.

Abstract:

Even though it is now 1901, the people of Buxton, Canada (originally a settlement of runaway slaves) and Chatham, Canada are still haunted by two events of half a century before--the American Civil War, and the Irish potato famine, and the lasting damage those events caused to the survivors.

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