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Author Curtis, Christopher Paul, author.

Title The madman of Piney Woods / Christopher Paul Curtis.

Publication Info. New York : Scholastic Press, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Children's Fiction    j CURTIS,CHR    Available
Edition First edition.
Description 363 pages : illustration ; 22 cm
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Audience Middle School.
870 Lexile.
Study Program Accelerated Reader 5.7.
Note Companion book to: Elijah of Buxton.
Summary 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.
Study Program Reading Counts 3-5 5.6 18.
Subject Blacks -- Canada -- Juvenile fiction.
Irish -- Canada -- Juvenile fiction.
Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Juvenile fiction.
Freedmen -- Juvenile fiction.
Veterans -- Juvenile fiction.
Immigrants -- Canada -- Juvenile fiction.
North Buxton (Ont.) -- Juvenile fiction.
Chatham (Ont.) -- Juvenile fiction.
Canada -- Juvenile fiction.
Blacks -- Canada -- Fiction.
Irish -- Canada -- Fiction.
Post-traumatic stress disorder -- Fiction.
Freedmen -- Fiction.
Veterans -- Fiction.
Immigrants -- Fiction.
North Buxton (Ont.) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Chatham (Ont.) -- History -- 20th century -- Fiction.
Canada -- History -- 1867-1914 -- Fiction.
Genre/Form Children's stories.
Historical fiction.
Action and adventure fiction.
ISBN 9780545156646 (hbk.)
0545156645 (hbk.)

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