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Curtis, Christopher Paul

Overview
Works: 80 works in 429 publications in 11 languages and 43,595 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Children's audiobooks  Detective and mystery fiction  Drama  Domestic fiction  Young adult works  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Teacher
Classifications: PS3553.U6944, FIC
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Bud, not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis( Book )
71 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 7,186 libraries worldwide
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
Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis( Book )
23 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 6,672 libraries worldwide
In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, a haven for slaves fleeing the American South, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen money that was to be used to buy a family's freedom
The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis( Book )
59 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in 5 languages and held by 5,622 libraries worldwide
The ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, an African American family living in Flint, Michigan, are drastically changed after they go to visit Grandma in Alabama in the summer of 1963
Bucking the Sarge by Christopher Paul Curtis( Book )
16 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 3,799 libraries worldwide
Deeply involved in his cold and manipulative mother's shady business dealings in Flint, Michigan, fourteen-year-old Luther keeps a sense of humor while running the Happy Neighbor Group Home For Men, all the while dreaming of going to college and becoming a philosopher
Mr. Chickee's funny money by Christopher Paul Curtis( Book )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 3,122 libraries worldwide
Flint Future Detective Club members Steven Carter, his friend Russell, and Russell's huge dog Zoopy solve the mystery of a quadrillion-dollar bill with the image of James Brown on it
Bud, not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis( Sound Recording )
35 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic Content and held by 2,262 libraries worldwide
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
The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis( Sound Recording )
41 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 1,951 libraries worldwide
The ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, an African American family living in Flint, Michigan, are drastically changed after they go to visit Grandma in Alabama in the summer of 1963
The mighty Miss Malone by Christopher Paul Curtis( Book )
7 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,687 libraries worldwide
With love and determination befitting the "world's greatest family," twelve-year-old Deza Malone, her older brother Jimmie, and their parents endure tough times in Gary, Indiana, and later Flint, Michigan, during the Great Depression
The madman of Piney Woods by Christopher Paul Curtis( Book )
7 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 1,451 libraries worldwide
Even though it is now 1901, the people of Buxton, Canada (originally a settlement of runaway slaves) and Chatham, Canada are still haunted by two events of half a century before--the American Civil War, and the Irish potato famine, and the lasting damage those events caused to the survivors
Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis( Sound Recording )
17 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,319 libraries worldwide
In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is a haven for slaves fleeing the American south, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen money that was to be used to buy a family's freedom
Mr. Chickee's messy mission by Christopher Paul Curtis( Book )
7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,023 libraries worldwide
Flint Future Detective Club members Steven Carter and his friends Russell and Richelle follow Russell's dog, Rodney Rodent, into a mural to chase a demonic-looking gnome, only to find the mysterious Mr. Chickee on the other side
The mighty Miss Malone by Christopher Paul Curtis( Sound Recording )
13 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 890 libraries worldwide
With love and determination befitting the "world's greatest family," twelve-year-old Deza Malone, her older brother Jimmie, and their parents endure tough times in Gary, Indiana, and later Flint, Michigan, during the Great Depression
Bucking the Sarge by Christopher Paul Curtis( Sound Recording )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2007 in English and held by 774 libraries worldwide
Deeply involved in his cold and manipulative mother's shady business dealings in Flint, Michigan, fourteen-year-old Luther keeps a sense of humor while running the Happy Neighbor Group Home For Men, all the while dreaming of going to college and becoming a philosopher
Mr. Chickee's funny money by Christopher Paul Curtis( Sound Recording )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 648 libraries worldwide
Mr. Chickee, the genial blind man in the neighborhood, gives 9-year-old Steven a mysterious bill with 15 zeros on it and the image of a familiar but startling face. Could it be a quadrillion dollar bill? Could it be real? Well, Agent Fondoo of the U.S. Treasury Department and his team of Secret Government Agents are determined to get that money back! But Steven and his best friends, Russell and Zoopy the giant dog, are more than a match for the Feds. After all, Steven is the president of the Flint Future Detectives Club, and the inventor of fantastic spying and detecting equipment such as the Snoopeeze 9000!
The madman of Piney Woods by Christopher Paul Curtis( Sound Recording )
5 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 502 libraries worldwide
Even though it is now 1901, the people of Buxton, Canada (originally a settlement of runaway slaves) and Chatham, Canada are still haunted by two events of half a century before--the American Civil War, and the Irish potato famine, and the lasting damage those events caused to the survivors
Mr. Chickee's messy mission by Christopher Paul Curtis( Sound Recording )
5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
Flint Future Detective Club members Steven Carter and his friends Russell and Richelle follow Russell's dog, Rodney Rodent, into a mural to chase a demonic-looking gnome, only to find the mysterious Mr. Chickee on the other side
The Watsons go to Birmingham by Christopher Paul Curtis( Book )
5 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and Chinese and held by 47 libraries worldwide
What? You think you got it rough? by Christopher Paul Curtis( file )
3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
It's here: Volume One of the official Guys Read Library. Jon Scieszka's Guys Read initiative was founded on a simple premise: that young guys enjoy reading most when they have reading they can enjoy. And out of this comes a series that aims to give them just that. Ten books, arranged by theme, featuring the best of the best where writing for kids is concerned
Christopher Paul Curtis by Christopher Paul Curtis( Sound Recording )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 5 libraries worldwide
Page includes a brief, original movie featuring Christopher Paul Curtis talking about writing his books, an additional movie of Curtis reading from Bud, Not Buddy, a movie transcript, an in-depth written interview, and a comprehensive bibliography. Also includes a collection of off-site links to Curtis's web site, other multimedia interviews with Curtis, book award sites, and publishers' pages
Bud, not buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis( visu )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 library worldwide
During the Great Depression, ten-year-old Bud, a motherless boy, runs away from his latest (bad) foster home in Flint, Michigan. He sets out for Grand Rapids in search of the man he believes to be his father--renowned bandleader Herman E. Calloway
 
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Alternative Names
Christopher Paul Curtis Amerikaans schrijver
L-toe 1953-
קרטיס, כריסטופר פול
کریستوفر پل کورتیس
커티스, 크리스토퍼 폴
カーティス, クリストファー・ポール
Languages
English (334)
Spanish (9)
Chinese (6)
Japanese (3)
Italian (3)
Dutch (3)
German (2)
French (2)
Hebrew (2)
Hungarian (1)
Korean (1)
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