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Bud, not Buddy

Guided Reading Level: 

T
Bud Not Buddy

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Delacorte Press, New York, p.245 (1999)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3553 .U712 B83 1999

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/4473636

Keywords:

Afro-Americans--Fiction, Coretta Scott King Award, 2000, Depressions--1929--Fiction, Newbery Medal, 2000, Runaways--Fiction

Abstract:

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.

Notes:

Lexile measure 950; ages 8-12; book level 5; historical fiction