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Paperback Bud, Not Buddy: (Newbery Medal Winner) Book

ISBN: 0440413281

ISBN13: 9780440413288

Bud, Not Buddy: (Newbery Medal Winner)

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The Newbery Medal and Coretta Scott King Award-winning classic about a boy who decides to hit the road to find his father--from Christopher Paul Curtis, author of The Watsons Go To Birmingham--1963 , a Newbery and Coretta Scott King Honoree. 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 full of special things. 2. He's the...

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Bud Not Buddy

Great child appropriate book of a young African American on the run. Has humor and talks about serious issues. Like the KKK for example. Great book.

A second Newbery for C. P. Curtis

When I read this book last fall, I knew it was a winner. Bud, not Buddy, is an unforgettable character. The tale of a young boy who doesn't let the circumstances of being black during the Depression keep him down is as pertinent today as it was then. It's message is if you have a dream & are willing to work to make it happen, you can rise above even the most humble beginnings and it's told with humor and hope.

A great book for kids or adults.

Christopher Curtis's first book "The Watsons go to Birmingham-1963" won a Newberry Award. This book is even better.The story is about a young man growing up in Flint, MI. during the Depression. Bud is an orphan during some very tough times. Kids will be entertained by his rules for a happy life. And everyone will smile as he describes Bud drinking a bottle of soda. It is both touching and humorous. I would highly recommend this book to students.
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