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It's 1936, in Flint, Michigan. Times may be hard, and ten-year-old Bud may be a motherless boy on the run, but Bud's got a few things going for him:

1. He has his own suitcase filled with his own important, secret things.

2. He's the author of Bud Caldwell's Rules and Things for Having a Funner Life and Making a Better Liar Out of Yourself.

3. His momma never told him who his father was, but she left a clue: flyers of Herman E. Calloway and his famous band, the Dusky Devastators of the Depression!!!!!!

Bud's got an idea that those flyers will lead him to his father. Once he decides to hit the road and find this mystery man, nothing can stop him--not hunger, not fear, not vampires, not even Herman E. Calloway himself.

Bud, Not Buddy is full of laugh-out-loud humor and wonderful characters, hitting the high notes of jazz and sounding the deeper tones of the Great Depression. Once again Christopher Paul Curtis, author of the award-winning novel The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963, takes readers on a heartwarming and unforgettable journey.

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Synopsis:

Ten-year-old Bud, a motherless boy living in Flint, Michigan during the Great Depression, escapes a bad foster home and sets out in search of the man he believes to be his father--the renowned bandleader, H. E. Calloway of Grand Rapids. Teacher's Guide available. A Newbery Medal Winner/Coretta Scott King Award Winner. Reprint.

Synopsis:

It’s 1936, in Flint, Michigan, and when 10-year-old Bud decides to hit the road to find his father, nothing can stop him.

About the Author

Christopher Paul Curtis is the author of The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963, one of the most highly acclaimed first novels for young readers in recent years. It was singled out for many awards, among them a Newbery Honor and a Coretta Scott King Honor, and has been a bestseller in hardcover and paperback.

Christopher Paul Curtis grew up in Flint, Michigan. After high school he began working on the assembly line at the Fisher Body Flint Plant No. 1 while attending the Flint branch of the University of Michigan. Today he is a full-time writer. He and his wife, Kay, have two children, Steven and Cydney. The Curtis family lives in Windsor, Ontario, Canada.

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Product Details

ISBN:
9780385729956
Publisher:
Yearling
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Author:
Curtis, Christopher Paul
Author:
Christopher Paul Curtis
Subject:
Family - Parents
Subject:
Depressions
Subject:
Social Situations - Runaways
Subject:
Runaways
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction-Action & Adventure
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction-Family - Parents
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction-Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Family - Parents
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : Social Issues - Runaways
Subject:
Juvenile Fiction : General
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Nonfiction - General
Subject:
African Americans
Subject:
Classics
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Literature - Classics / Contemporary
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Social Issues - Runaways
Subject:
Runaway children
Subject:
Historical - United States - 20th Century
Subject:
Situations / General
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Historical / United States / Revolutionary Periods
Subject:
Historical - Holocaust
Subject:
Audio Books-Children s
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Subject:
Childrens classics
Subject:
Children s-General
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-U.S. 20th Century
Subject:
Children s-Newbery Award Winners
Subject:
Children s Middle Readers-Newbery Award Winners
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Newbery Award Winners
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20020108
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Grade Level:
4-7
Language:
English
Pages:
256
Age Level:
9-12

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Product details 256 pages Random House Children's Books - English 9780385729956 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Ten-year-old Bud, a motherless boy living in Flint, Michigan during the Great Depression, escapes a bad foster home and sets out in search of the man he believes to be his father--the renowned bandleader, H. E. Calloway of Grand Rapids. Teacher's Guide available. A Newbery Medal Winner/Coretta Scott King Award Winner. Reprint.
"Synopsis" by , It’s 1936, in Flint, Michigan, and when 10-year-old Bud decides to hit the road to find his father, nothing can stop him.
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