Thorndike Press

Bud, Not Buddy

  • Christopher Paul Curtis
  • Offered By: Thorndike Striving Reader
  • ISBN-10: 1432838466
  • ISBN-13: 9781432838461
  • DDC: Fic
  • Shipping Weight: 1.00 lbs ( .45 kgs)
  • 280 Pages | Hardcover
  • Published/Released March 2017



A Newbery Medal Winner
A Coretta Scott King Award Winner
An ALA Best Book for Young Adults
An ALA Notable Chidlren's Book
AN IRA Children's Book Award Winner

Motherless Bud shares his amusingly astute rules of life as he hits the road to find the jazz musician he believes is his father. A medley of characters brings Depression-era Michigan to life.


Customer Reviews

“Will keep readers engrossed from first page to last.”

— Publishers Weekly (starred)

“Curtis has given a fresh, new look to a traditional orphan-finds-a-home story . . .”

— School Library Journal