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Bud, not buddy [electronic resource]. Christopher Paul Curtis.

Curtis, Christopher Paul. (Author). Avery, James. (Added Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780739344385 (sound recording)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (5 audio files) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: New York : Listening Library (Audio), 2006.

Content descriptions

General Note: Unabridged.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator: James Avery.
Summary, etc.: 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 filled with his own important, secret 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 of 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 and find this mystery man, nothing can stop him—not hunger, not fear, not vampires, not even Herman E. Calloway himself.Bud, Not Buddy is full of laugh-out-loud humor and wonderful characters, hitting the high notes of jazz and sounding the deeper tones of the Great Depression. Once again Christopher Paul Curtis, author of the award-winning novel The Watsons Go to...
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 3 - Text Difficulty 6
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
5 ATOS Level
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Listen (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive app (file size: 148390 KB).
Subject: Juvenile Fiction.
African American Fiction.
Historical Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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