Ten-year-old Bud, a motherless boy living in Flint, Michigan during the Great Depression, escapes a bad foster home and sets out in search of the man he believes to be his father--the renowned bandleader, H. E. Calloway of Grand Rapids. Teacher's Guide available. A Newbery Medal Winner/Coretta Scott King Award Winner. Reprint.
Christopher Paul Curtis is the author of the Newbery Honor–winning The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963.
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