Bud, Not Buddy - Christopher Paul Curtis

Bud, Not Buddy

By Christopher Paul Curtis

  • Release Date: 1999-09-07
  • Genre: Fiction
Bud, Not Buddy book review score

4.5 Score: 4.5 (From 753 Ratings)

Bud, Not Buddy Christopher Paul Curtis Book Review Score: ★★★★★ 5/5 stars

The Newbery Medal and Coretta Scott King Award-winning classic about a boy who decides to hit the road to find his father—from Christopher Paul Curtis, author of The Watsons Go To Birmingham—1963, a Newbery and Coretta Scott King Honoree.
 
It’s 1936, in Flint Michigan. Times may be hard, and ten-year-old Bud may be a motherless boy on the run, but Bud’s got a few things going for him:

1. He has his own suitcase full of special things.
2. He’s the author of Bud Caldwell’s Rules and Things for Having a Funner Life and Making a Better Liar Out of Yourself.
3. 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.” —The Christian Science Monitor
 
“Will keep readers engrossed from first page to last.” —Publishers Weekly, Starred
 
“Curtis writes with a razor-sharp intelligence that grabs the reader by the heart and never lets go. . . . This highly recommended title [is] at the top of the list of books to be read again and again.” —Voice of Youth Advocates, Starred

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    By Blurfruit44
    Very boring
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    So I wasn't sure if I would like this book, but my teacher gave it to me and said "Read this!" I loved this book SOOOOO much! There were so many parts I felt bad for him, and I had to tell myself it was fiction not real. The ending though!! It was just like "alright it's over now" and I was like "IS THERE A SEQUEL PLEASE LET THERE BE A SEQUEL!!!" But there's not :(. It was epic otherwise!!
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  • THIS BOOK IS PRETTY OKAY MAYBE WHO KNOWS

    4
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    IDK 8ish/10
  • Awesome book

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    Bud not buddy is amazing, emotionally, demanding and you should read it now. Bud is amazing at lying and with the rules he has.
  • Great book!

    5
    By Shanira21
    I remember reading this book back in 4th grade Such a great story with a mixture of comedy and history
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    By BookGirl#13
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