Bud, Not Buddy

By Christopher Paul Curtis

Ten-year-old Bud Caldwell runs away from a foster home and begins an unforgettable journey in search of his father. His only clues are old flyers left by his now-deceased mother that point to a legendary jazz bandleader. Bud's fast-paced first-person ac count moves with the rhythms of jazz and cele brates life, family, and a child's indomi table spirit.

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