“This is a very good or I mean a very interesting book. It talks about a guy that lived in an orphanage, until one day the Amos’s adopted him. Author: Christopher Paul Curtis.” Reviewed by: Katherine
Bud’s life with the Amos’s is tough and he eventually decides to run away. Bud has some clues about who he thinks his father is and is determined to find him. This book won the The Newbery Medal AND the Coretta Scott King Award in 2000. Author: Christopher Paul Curtis
Another really excellent book by Christopher Paul Curtis is Elijah of Buxton. Read the blog post about that one.
- Read Chapter One from Elijah of Buxton
- Listen to an Exerpt of Elijah of Buxton
- Watch a video interview with Christopher Paul Curtis