Elijah We cannot find any significant literary characters by the name of Elijah.
Elijah - a song by Rich Mullens
Elijah Rock - a song by Harry Connick, Jr.
Elijah's Song - a song by Neil Diamond
Happy Birthday Elijah - a song by The Birthday Bunch
Poor Elijah - a song by The Black Crowes
All Aboard!: Elijah McCoy's Steam Engine (Monica Kulling) - Monica Kulling presents the life of an extraordinary man. There were few opportunities for the son of slaves, but Elijah McCoy's dreams led him to study mechanical engineering in Scotland. He learned everything there was to know about engines - how to design them and how to build them. But when he returned to the United States to look for work at the Michigan Central Railroad, the only job Elijah could get was shoveling coal into a train's firebox. Undaunted, he went on to invent a means of oiling the engine while the train was running, changing the face of travel around the world. With playful text and lively illustrations, All Aboard! Elijah McCoy's Steam Engine may be the first biography a child discovers, and it will whet the appetite for many more. Recommended for ages 5-8.
Dear Elijah (Miriam Bat-Ami) - Rebecca's father is sick following a heart attack and in the hospital this Passover. This young girl decides to write a letter to the prophet Elijah, who visits Jewish homes during Passover. She shares her fears about her father's health, her struggles, and the family's preparations for the Passover holiday. An interesting look into the Jewish life of a young girl. Recommended for ages 9-12.
Elijah and King Ahab (Crystal Bowman) - Christian parents especially appreciate books for their young readers that help them understand more about God. Reading the Bible can be a very overwhelming challenge for young readers. Therefore, Bible stories written in a learn-to-read format are a welcomed product. When interesting stories from the Bible are written with on-level vocabulary, the child gains knowledge of Scripture and biblical truths while developing his or her reading skills. The result is a meaningful and positive reading experience for the child. Possible titles include: Old Testament: The Life of Samuel and Elijah and Ahab at Mt. Carmel (1 Kings 18), New Testament: Jesus Walks on Water (Matthew 14) and Saul's Conversion (Acts 9). Recommended for ages 4-8.
Elijah Helps a Widow (Arch Books) - This book retells the story of Elijah, how he was fed by the ravens and how he assisted a widow with Gods help (1 Kings 17:1-16). The Arch(R) Book series tells popular Bible stories through fun-to-read rhymes and bright illustrations. This well-loved series captures the attention of children, telling scripturally sound stories that are enjoyable and easy to remember. Recommended for ages 5-8.
Elijah of Buxton (Christopher Paul Curtis) - Master storyteller Christopher Paul Curtis's Newbery Honor novel, featuring his trademark humor, unique narrative voice, and new cover art--now in paperback! Eleven-year-old Elijah lives in Buxton, Canada, a settlement of runaway slaves near the American border. He's the first child in town to be born free, and he ought to be famous just for that. Unfortunately, all that most people see is a "fra-gile" boy who's scared of snakes and talks too much. But everything changes when a former slave steals money from Elijah's friend, who has been saving to buy his family out of captivity in the South. Now it's up to Elijah to track down the thief--and his dangerous journey just might make a hero out of him, if only he can find the courage to get back home. Recommended for ages 8-12.
Elijah the Superhero (Beth Arnold) - Have you ever met a superhero? Whether Elijah is feeding a homeless man or learning to recycle, he is making the world a better place. Join Elijah on his adventures to learn that random acts of kindness can turn anybody into a superhero. This children's picture book is perfect for kids ages 3-7. This book helps instill values of being a good person and always doing the right thing.
Elijah's Angel: A Story for Chanukah and Christmas (Michael J. Rosen) - Michael and Elijah are friends, but when Elijah gives Michael one of his special carved angels, Michael doesn’t know what to do. How can he possibly take home a Christmas angel, a forbidden graven image--especially on Chanukah? “A strikingly illustrated story that tenderly bridges the boundaries of age, race, and religion.”--American Bookseller. Recommended for ages 4-8.
Gentleman Outlaw and Me (Mary Downing Hahn) - With her faithful dog Caesar, 12-year-old Eliza Yates heads for Colorado to find her father, who left years ago to seek his fortune. Along the way, Eliza puts on a boy's clothes, chops off her braids, and transforms herself into Elijah Bates. When "Eli" teams up with young Calvin Featherbone, none of their adventures turns out quite as expected. Recommended for ages 9-12.
Famous People Named Elijah - Elijah Muhammad (leader of the Nation of Islam 1934-1975), Elijah Wood (actor); Elijah Teter (Olympic snowboarder)
Famous People who Named their Son Elijah - Bono (musician); Cher (musician); Donnie Wahlberg (actor); Gregg Allman (musician); James Spader (actor); Tiffany (singer); Tracy Nelson (actress); Wynonna Judd (musician)