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The Resource Bud, Not Buddy [electronic resource] :

Bud, Not Buddy [electronic resource] :

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Bud, Not Buddy [electronic resource] :
Title
Bud, Not Buddy [electronic resource] :
Statement of responsibility
Christopher Paul Curtis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
-- Bud Caldwell’s Rules and Things for Having a Funner Life and Making a Better Liar Out of Yourself3. 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 E. Calloway himself. AN ALA BEST BOOK FOR YOUNG ADULTS AN ALA NOTABLE CHILDREN'S BOOK AN IRA CHILDREN'S BOOK AWARD WINNER NAMED TO 14 STATE AWARD LISTS “The book is a gem, of value to all ages, not just the young people to whom it is aimed.” — -- Voice of Youth Advocates, Starred
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
Storyline
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
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
  • African American boys
  • Quests
  • Ten-year-old boys
  • African American mother and son
  • Mother-separated boys
  • African American fathers and sons
  • Runaway children
  • Voyages and travels
  • African American foster children
  • Depressions
  • Michigan
  • Flint, Michigan
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Bud, Not Buddy [electronic resource] :
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
THREE_M:hdpr9
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780385729956
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Bud, Not Buddy [electronic resource] :
Publication
Control code
THREE_M:hdpr9
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780385729956
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

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