Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis is a novel about a ten year old boy named Bud who is from Flint, Michigan. It's 1936, and the motherless Bud is on the run to find out who is father is. She left clues for him on posters, and he believes that these posters will lead him to his father.
Guided Reading: Level U
Classroom Activities: Students can make character maps and create comics exploring the major themes and events using characters and props from the novel Bud, Not Buddy.