His job entailed hanging doors, and it left him with an aversion to getting into and out of large automobiles-particularly big Buicks. Curtis, Sr. In Bud, Not Buddy, Curtis tells the story of year-old Bud Caldwell, who hits the road in search of his father and his home. It tells the story of year-old Kenny and his family, the Weird Watsons of Flint, Michigan, and their unforgettable journey that leads them into one of the darkest moments in American history.
It is by turns a hilarious, touching, and tragic story about civil rights and the impact of violence on one family. That is why I write. Previous jobs Factory worker, campaign worker, maintenance man, customer service representative, warehouse clerk, purchasing clerk Favorite hobbies Playing basketball, collecting old record albums, writing Favorite foods Mexican, Indian, West Indian Favorite books Anything by Toni Morrison, Kurt Vonnegut, and Zora Neale Hurston. Comment Add a Comment.
Good story, but couldn't really get into it. Sheneatha1 Oct 18, Tots hilarious. Like 1 like. Age Add Age Suitability. Summary Add a Summary. Notices Add Notices. Quotes Add a Quote. Explore Further. African Americans — Juvenile Fiction. Flint Mich. Family Life — Fiction. Brothers and Sisters — Fiction. African Americans — Fiction. Prejudices — Fiction.
African American. Posts and Comments Write a new post. My first book!! Hope you like it!! And they'll be in Birmingham during one of the darkest moments in America's history. More about Christopher Paul Curtis. The Watsons Go to Birmingham— Embed. OverDrive Borrow eBooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide.