Bud, Not Buddy (Prebound)

By Christopher Paul Curtis

Turtleback Books, 9780613367837, 272pp.

Publication Date: January 8, 2002



For use in schools and libraries only. 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.