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The Resource Bud, not buddy, Christopher Paul Curtis, (electronic resource.)

Bud, not buddy, Christopher Paul Curtis, (electronic resource.)

Label
Bud, not buddy
Title
Bud, not buddy
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Paul Curtis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
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 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 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 to find this mystery man, nothing can stop him—not hunger, not fear, not vampires, not even Herman..
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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Tone
Writing style
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.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 1999.
  • William Allen White Children's Book Award (Kansas) for Sixth-Eighth Grade, 2002.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 2000
  • Young Reader's Choice Award (Pacific Northwest), Junior, 2002.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
088174
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Curtis, Christopher Paul
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
Nature of contents
dictionaries
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Juvenile Fiction
  • African American Fiction
  • Historical Fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Bud, not buddy, Christopher Paul Curtis, (electronic resource.)
Link
http://cpls.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=67973FF1-D378-4B25-9ACD-5BB9446C237C
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Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780385729956
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
67973FF1-D378-4B25-9ACD-5BB9446C237C
Label
Bud, not buddy, Christopher Paul Curtis, (electronic resource.)
Link
http://cpls.lib.overdrive.com/ContentDetails.htm?ID=67973FF1-D378-4B25-9ACD-5BB9446C237C
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9780385729956
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
67973FF1-D378-4B25-9ACD-5BB9446C237C

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