Bud Not Buddy Book Report

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Bud, Not Buddy was published by Christopher Paul Curtis in 1999 in the Untied States. The author, Christopher Paul Curtis was an African-American who wrote about the adventures and travails of a ten-year-old African-American boy, Bud. The readers get to follow Bud during the depression era in Michigan during the thirties. Bud faces bad times and, is in the search of his lost father. The author challenges the reader to walk in someone else shoes, he shows the readers how life can be difficult and only a few people live in luxury.
Bud Cardwell is a ten-year-old boy who lives in an orphanage and goes to bad foster homes, as he grew he became tired of these places. He decided to search for his lost father, in which little clues were left about …show more content…

Curtis’s ideas and use characters are surprisingly very well used and described during the story. In the first pages of the book, the reader already gets hooked to the story and wants to continue on. The reader is always presented with new problems or ideas especially with a character like Bud. The type of writing always keeps the reader attached to the story. Curtis even achieved to put some humor during the story, which made me laugh. His story is very well constructed and logic. I like his choice of characters and the plot in general. I easily read the book and never got confused on his writing. I highly recommend people to read this book. Adults and children can read it even if Christopher Paul Curtis wrote books for kids. In the books 250 pages, it consists of a very good story and interesting characters.
Bud, Not Buddy a story about a ten-year-old boy on the journey to find what he calls home and to find his lost father accomplished what I was hoping for it. The story has great characters and clear writing. The development of certain characters is clearly shown in the story which helps it move on. And this book shows the struggle of the people living during the Great

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