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Bud, Not Buddy - Christopher Paul Curtis
Bud, Not Buddy
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It's 1936, in Flint, Michigan. Ten-year-old Bud may be a motherless boy on the run, but he's on a mission. His momma never told him who his father was, but she left a clue: posters of Herman E. Calloway and his famous band, the Dusky Devastators of the Depression! Bud's got an idea that those... show more
It's 1936, in Flint, Michigan. Ten-year-old Bud may be a motherless boy on the run, but he's on a mission. His momma never told him who his father was, but she left a clue: posters of Herman E. Calloway and his famous band, the Dusky Devastators of the Depression! Bud's got an idea that those posters will lead to his father. Once he decides to hit the road and find this mystery man, nothing can stop him.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.
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Format: audiobook
ISBN: 9780807204788 (0807204781)
Publisher: Listening Library
Edition language: English
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danae
danae rated it
3.0 "Bud, Not Buddy" by Christopher Paul Curtis
This is a book that was recommended to me by students. It's often assigned reading in school, but it was never assigned for me. I didn't really have an expectation that I would either like or dislike Bud, Not Buddy but I definitely enjoyed it. I was sad for Bud and how he was treated in the foster c...
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it
4.0 Bud, Not Buddy
This story is way too adorable. It stars an orphan with tons of reasons to be sad, but he has the best adventure despite everything. I really liked it. He's ten, and it's made for a younger audience, but most everyone will enjoy it.
lward2
lward2 rated it
4.0 Bud, Not Buddy
Bud, Not Buddy is about a young boy who is sent to an orphanage at the age of six after his mother passes away. This story is taken place during the Great Depression. Bud is determined to find his biological father while he is moving from the orphanage to different families. I read this story a coup...
Children's Literature
Children's Literature rated it
5.0 Bud, Not Buddy
Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8 Lexile Level: 950L This incredible story is about a boy named Bud who is in the foster system after losing his mother. After he is able to get away from the family he is placed with, he sets off to find the man he believes is his father. He meets incredible people on the way an...
Miss Gambill's Future Bookshelf
Miss Gambill's Future Bookshelf rated it
5.0 Bud, Not Buddy
I remember my brother reading this book when he was in middle school but I never got to read it when I was younger. I finally got the chance to this year and I am so happy I did! This book describes a young orphaned boy on a journey to find his father and husband to his widowed mother. The book foll...
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