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Bud, not Buddy

by Christopher Paul Curtis

  Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction

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searching for daddy   (2010-10-05)


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by tarpleyguy

Title: Bud, Not Buddy


                 Author: Christopher Paul Curtis


                                         Award: Coretta king Scott Author Award, (2000)


Format: Chapter Book


                                                                                                  Genre: Fiction


  Grade Level: ages 9-12


                                              Web Review: posted on <a href=""> </a>on 10/4/2010


            Plot Summary: This is a story of a boy who is on the run and is looking for his father since his mother never told him. He will not let anything get in his way.


            Personal response: I really enjoyed reading this book. It was very inspiring and great. This book has a lot of determination for bud. I like how it has lyrics in it on page 76. The book was in first person view. When a new chapter begins the few words are italicized showing that this is what the chapter is going to be about. The chapters in the story are great.


            Cite:Curtis, C. P. (1999). Bud, not Buddy. New York: Delacorte Press.


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