Bud, not Buddy
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Source:Delacorte Press, New York, p.245 (1999)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3553 .U712 B83 1999
Keywords:Afro-Americans--Fiction, Coretta Scott King Award, 2000, Depressions--1929--Fiction, Newbery Medal, 2000, Runaways--Fiction
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.
Lexile measure 950; ages 8-12; book level 5; historical fiction