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Christopher Paul Curtis

Autor(a) de Bud, Not Buddy

18+ Works 23,929 Membros 1,147 Críticas 18 Favorited

About the Author

Newbery Medal-winning children's book author Christopher Paul Curtis was born in Flint, Michigan on May 10, 1953 and graduated from The University of Michigan. While there he won the Avery and Jules Hopwood Prizes for poetry and a draft of one of his early books. Curtis spent thirteen years on an mostrar mais assembly line hanging car doors. His story The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963 received a Newbery Honor and a Coretta Scott King Honor, and Bud, Not Buddy became the first novel to win both of these awards. Elijah of Buxton received the 2008 Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award, the Coretta Scott King Award, and a Newbery Honor. Curtis also won the 2009 Anne V. Zarrow Award for Young Readers' Literature. (Bowker Author Biography) mostrar menos

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Associated Works

Uncle Tom's Cabin (1852) — Prefácio, algumas edições16,988 exemplares
Guys Read: Funny Business (2010) — Contribuidor — 689 exemplares
Bites: Scary Stories to Sink Your Teeth Into (2009) — Contribuidor — 147 exemplares
Funny Business: Conversations with Writers of Comedy (2009) — Contribuidor — 71 exemplares
It's Terrific to Be Ten (2000) — Contribuidor — 48 exemplares
Best African American Fiction (2009) (2009) — Contribuidor — 47 exemplares

Etiquetado

Conhecimento Comum

Data de nascimento
1953-05-10
Sexo
male
Nacionalidade
USA (birth)
Canada
Local de nascimento
Flint, Michigan, USA
Locais de residência
Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Educação
University of Michigan-Flint
Ocupações
factory worker
author
Prémios e menções honrosas
Michigan Author Award (2005)
Coretta Scott King-Virginia Hamilton Award for Lifetime Achievement (2024)

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Christopher Paul Curtis grew up in Flint, Michigan. After high school he began working on the assembly line at the Fisher Body Flint Plant no.1 while attending the Flint branch of the University of Michigan. Today he is a full-time writer. He and his wife, Kay, have two children, Steven and Cydney. The Curtis family lives in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. [adapted from Bud, not Buddy (1999)]

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This book was easy to read, but not terribly exciting. The main character is a 4th grade boy. It teaches friendship and kindness, making mistakes, and dealing with grief and feelings of inadequacy.
 
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GrowWithMe | 396 outras críticas | Apr 20, 2024 |
A well- written book for students grades 4-6. The book deals with difficult topics with characters students can relate to. This book is an excellent selection to read aloud and discuss as a class.
 
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Chrissylou62 | 396 outras críticas | Apr 11, 2024 |
Enjoyed this one quite a bit. It was funny and the characters were interesting. Learned a bit about the depression, Pullman porters, labor unions, Hoovervilles, the negro league, jazz and more
 
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cspiwak | 507 outras críticas | Mar 6, 2024 |
One of my favorite YA novels!
 
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mjphillips | 507 outras críticas | Feb 23, 2024 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
18
Also by
6
Membros
23,929
Popularidade
#876
Avaliação
3.9
Críticas
1,147
ISBN
262
Línguas
8
Marcado como favorito
18

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