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Christopher Paul Curtis

by Ann Gaines

  • 389 Want to read
  • 15 Currently reading

Published by Mitchell Lane Publishers in Bear, Del .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Children"s stories,
  • African American authors,
  • Authorship,
  • Biography,
  • African Americans,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • American Authors

  • About the Edition

    Describes the life and career of author Christopher Paul Curtis.

    Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementAnn G. Gaines
    SeriesA real-life reader biography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3553.U6944 Z68 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24745505M
    ISBN 101584150769
    ISBN 109781584150763
    LC Control Number00054958
    OCLC/WorldCa45844999

    Christopher Paul Curtis. Christopher Paul Curtis is an African-American writer of children's books. He may be known best for the Newbery Medal-winning Bud, Not Buddy and the critically acclaimed The Watsons Go to Birmingham – Bucking the Sarge is a story that only Christopher Paul Curtis could tell. Once again the Newbery Award–winning author of Bud, Not Buddy and The Watsons Go to Birmingham— gives us a whole new angle on life and a world full of unforgettable and hilarious characters. Readers will root for Luther and Sparky every step of the way.

    Oct 01,  · One day, award winning-author Christopher Paul Curtis, who makes his home in Windsor, Ontario, drove past a sign that read Buxton 5 kilometers. The name of Buxton rang a bell it was the site of a 19th-century settlement for freemen and escaped slaves. Curtis, who had long considered writing about. Jan 19,  · After high school graduation, Christopher took a well-paying job at an automobile factory. At first he bought a new car and enjoyed the perks of making high .

    Christopher Paul Curtis is no stranger to award committees. His first novel, The Watson’s Go To Birmingham–, was awarded the Newbery Honor and the Coretta Scott King Honor. His next novel, Bud, Not Buddy, was awarded the Newbery Award and the Coretta Scott King Author Award. And just this past January, his latest novel, Elijah [ Read the full article. Bud, Not Buddy is the second children's novel written by Christopher Paul bii-va.com first book to receive both the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature, and the Coretta Scott King Award, which is given to outstanding African-American authors, Bud, Not Buddy was also recognized with the William Allen White Children's Book Award for grades Publisher: Delacorte Books for Adult Readers.


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A Newbery Honor Book Coretta Scott King Award. The debut novel by Christopher Paul Curtis, and the second piece of fiction he wrote. (The first was a short story written for the Metro Times of Detroit Short Story Contest, titled “Gideon P.

Bentley’s Left Cross.”) TWGTB is set in Flint, Michigan in the winter of and the fall of That is why I write."--Christopher Paul Curtis Christopher Paul Curtis made an outstanding debut in children's literature with The Watsons Go to Birmingham His second novel, Bud, Not Buddy, is the first book ever to receive both the Newbery Medal and the Coretta Scott King Author Award.

Christopher Paul Curtis (born May 10, ) is an American children's books author. He is known for the Newbery Medal-winning Bud, Not Buddy and The Watsons Go to Birmingham – The latter was adapted for a TV movie of the same name, which aired on the Hallmark Channel in Alma mater: University of Michigan–Flint.

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Christopher Paul Curtis, (born May 10,Flint, Michigan, U.S.), American author of young people’s literature who received the Newbery Medal, awarded annually by the American Library Association (ALA) to the author of the most distinguished American work of children’s literature.

Christopher Paul Curtis was born and reared in Flint, Michigan. After high school graduation, he worked on the assembly line of the Fisher Body Plant/Flint Plant No. 1 and graduated from the Flint branch of the University of Michigan.

Christopher Paul Curtis Set of 5 Award Winning Paperbacks Includes the Madman of Piney Woods, the Watsons Go to Birmingham, Bud, Not Buddy, Elijah of Buxton & the Mighty Miss Malone.

by Wonderful book set from award winning author. | Jan 1, out of 5 stars 2. Paperback $ $ Get it as soon as Wed, Aug Christopher Paul Curtis was born and reared in Flint, Michigan.

After high school graduation, he worked on the assembly line of the Fisher Body Plant/Flint Plant No. 1 and graduated from the Flint branch of the University of Michigan. His first book, THE WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM -received a Newbery Honor and Coretta Scott King Honor book citation inand BUD, NOT BUDDY received.

Christopher Paul Curtis’s most popular book is Uncle Tom's Cabin. Christopher Paul Curtis has 27 books on Goodreads with ratings. Christopher Paul Curtis’s most popular book is Uncle Tom's Cabin.

Christopher Paul Curtis has 27 books on Goodreads with ratings. Christopher Paul Curtis’s most popular book is Uncle Tom's Cabin. Christopher Paul Curtis did not become a published author until he was in his 40's. Before his first novel was published, he spent much of his adult life working in an automobile factory.

Work at the factory became so unbearable that Curtis began having semi-hallucinations at night of car doors and assembly lines moving through his bedroom. Christopher Paul Curtis is the author of five books for children, including The Watsons Go to Birmingham-Mr.

Chickee’s Messy Mission, and Bud, Not Buddy, which was the first book ever to receive book the Newbery Medal and the Coretta Scott King Author bii-va.com lives in Detriot with his family, his wife Habon Aden Curtis and his two daughters Ayaan Lesile Curtis and Ebyaan Hothan Curtis.

Books by Christopher Paul Curtis at bii-va.com, including author biography, book reviews, book summary. About Christopher Paul Curtis: Curtis was born in Flint, Michigan on May 10, to Dr. Herman Elmer Curtis, a chiropodist, and Leslie Jane Curtis, an e 4/5.

His second novel, Bud, Not Buddy, is the first book ever to receive both the Newbery Medal and the Coretta Scott King Author Award.

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