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The Resource Bud, not Buddy, Christopher Paul Curtis

Bud, not Buddy, Christopher Paul Curtis

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Bud, not Buddy
Title
Bud, not Buddy
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Paul Curtis
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Author
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Language
eng
Summary
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:He has his own suitcase full of special things.He's the author of Bud Caldwell's Rules and Things for Having a Funner Life and Making a Better Liar Out of Yourself.His momma never told him who his father was, but she left a clue: flyers advertising 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
Summary
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
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Award
  • Coretta Scott King Award, Author Category, 2000.
  • Grand Canyon Reader Award (Arizona), Teen Book Category, 2002.
  • International Reading Association Children's Book Award for Older Readers, 2000.
  • Land of Enchantment Book Award (New Mexico), Young Adult category, 2003.
  • Mitten Award (Michigan), 1999.
  • Nene Award (Hawaii), 2002.
  • Newbery Medal, 2000.
  • New York Times Notable Children's Book, 1999
  • Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Awards, Grades 6-8, 2001.
  • Prairie Pasque Children's Book Award (South Dakota), 2002.
  • William Allen White Children's Book Award (Kansas) for Sixth-Eighth Grade, 2002.
  • Young Reader's Choice Award (Pacific Northwest), Junior, 2002.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2000
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 1999.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
088174
Cataloging source
TXP
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
950
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 7
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Bud, not Buddy, Christopher Paul Curtis
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Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
278 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432850463
Isbn Type
(softcv. : large print)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1028948560
Label
Bud, not Buddy, Christopher Paul Curtis
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
23 cm
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
278 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781432850463
Isbn Type
(softcv. : large print)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1028948560

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