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Title:
Me llamo Bud, no Buddy
Uniform Title:
Bud, not Buddy. Spanish
ISBN:
9781632456397

9780606399326
Physical Description:
237 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
Summary:
Durante la Gran Depresión, Bud, un niño que tiene 10 años, se escapa de su familia adoptiva y va en búsqueda de su padre. Bud cree que su padre es un gran músico.

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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Bud does not want to return to the orphanage after his disastrous night at the Amos's house; therefore, he decides to go in search of the band leader whom he believes to be the father he has never known. Readers will find this heart-warming Depression era story irresistible


Author Notes

Newbery Medal-winning children's book author Christopher Paul Curtis was born in Flint, Michigan on May 10, 1953 and graduated from The University of Michigan. While there he won the Avery and Jules Hopwood Prizes for poetry and a draft of one of his early books. Curtis spent thirteen years on an assembly line hanging car doors.

His story The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963 received a Newbery Honor and a Coretta Scott King Honor, and Bud, Not Buddy became the first novel to win both of these awards. Elijah of Buxton received the 2008 Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award, the Coretta Scott King Award, and a Newbery Honor. Curtis also won the 2009 Anne V. Zarrow Award for Young Readers' Literature.

(Bowker Author Biography)


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