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Curtis, Christopher Paul

Overview
Works: 86 works in 448 publications in 11 languages and 43,617 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Detective and mystery fiction  Children's audiobooks  Young adult works  Interviews  Drama  Historical fiction  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author, Teacher
Classifications: PS3553.U6944, FIC
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Bud, not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis( Book )

73 editions published between 1998 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 7,212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis( Book )

23 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 6,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, a haven for slaves fleeing the American South, uses his wits and skills to try to bring to justice the lying preacher who has stolen money that was to be used to buy a family's freedom
The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis( Book )

73 editions published between 1995 and 2016 in 9 languages and held by 5,720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, an African American family living in Flint, Michigan, are drastically changed after they go to visit Grandma in Alabama in the summer of 1963
Bucking the Sarge by Christopher Paul Curtis( Book )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 3,775 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deeply involved in his cold and manipulative mother's shady business dealings in Flint, Michigan, fourteen-year-old Luther keeps a sense of humor while running the Happy Neighbor Group Home For Men, all the while dreaming of going to college and becoming a philosopher
Mr. Chickee's funny money by Christopher Paul Curtis( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 3,097 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flint Future Detective Club members Steven Carter, his friend Russell, and Russell's huge dog Zoopy solve the mystery of a quadrillion-dollar bill with the image of James Brown on it
Bud, not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis( Recording )

35 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 2,244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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
The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis( Recording )

42 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,930 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, an African American family living in Flint, Michigan, are drastically changed after they go to visit Grandma in Alabama in the summer of 1963
The mighty Miss Malone by Christopher Paul Curtis( Book )

8 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,702 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With love and determination befitting the "world's greatest family," twelve-year-old Deza Malone, her older brother Jimmie, and their parents endure tough times in Gary, Indiana, and later Flint, Michigan, during the Great Depression
The madman of Piney Woods by Christopher Paul Curtis( Book )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 1,471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even though it is now 1901, the people of Buxton, Canada (originally a settlement of runaway slaves) and Chatham, Canada are still haunted by two events of half a century before--the American Civil War, and the Irish potato famine, and the lasting damage those events caused to the survivors
Elijah of Buxton by Christopher Paul Curtis( Recording )

18 editions published between 2008 and 2013 in English and held by 1,306 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Newbery Medalist Christopher Paul Curtis provides a child's perspective on the horrors of slavery and the importance of freedom. Eleven-year-old Elijah is the first child born into freedom in Buxton, Canada, a settlement of runaway slaves just over the border from Detroit. He's best known in his hometown as the boy who made a memorable impression on Frederick Douglass. But things change when a former slave steals money from Elijah's friend, who has been saving to buy his family out of captivity in the South. Elijah embarks on a dangerous journey to America in pursuit of the thief, and he discovers firsthand the unimaginable horrors of the life his parents fled--a life from which he'll always be free, if he can find the courage to get back home. Bonus Feature: Christopher Paul Curtis reads the author's note
Mr. Chickee's messy mission by Christopher Paul Curtis( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flint Future Detective Club members Steven Carter and his friends Russell and Richelle follow Russell's dog, Rodney Rodent, into a mural to chase a demonic-looking gnome, only to find the mysterious Mr. Chickee on the other side
The mighty Miss Malone by Christopher Paul Curtis( Recording )

11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 893 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With love and determination befitting the "world's greatest family," twelve-year-old Deza Malone, her older brother Jimmie, and their parents endure tough times in Gary, Indiana, and later Flint, Michigan, during the Great Depression
Bucking the Sarge by Christopher Paul Curtis( Recording )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 758 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Deeply involved in his cold and manipulative mother's shady business dealings in Flint, Michigan, fourteen-year-old Luther keeps a sense of humor while running the Happy Neighbor Group Home For Men, all the while dreaming of going to college and becoming a philosopher
Mr. Chickee's funny money by Christopher Paul Curtis( Recording )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mr. Chickee, the genial blind man in the neighborhood, gives 9-year-old Steven a mysterious bill with 15 zeros on it and the image of a familiar but startling face. Could it be a quadrillion dollar bill? Could it be real? Well, Agent Fondoo of the U.S. Treasury Department and his team of Secret Government Agents are determined to get that money back! But Steven and his best friends, Russell and Zoopy the giant dog, are more than a match for the Feds. After all, Steven is the president of the Flint Future Detectives Club, and the inventor of fantastic spying and detecting equipment such as the Snoopeeze 9000!
The madman of Piney Woods by Christopher Paul Curtis( Recording )

6 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 520 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Even though it is now 1901, the people of Buxton, Canada (originally a settlement of runaway slaves) and Chatham, Canada are still haunted by two events of half a century before--the American Civil War, and the Irish potato famine, and the lasting damage those events caused to the survivors
Mr. Chickee's messy mission by Christopher Paul Curtis( Recording )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 401 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Flint Future Detective Club members Steven Carter and his friends Russell and Richelle follow Russell's dog, Rodney Rodent, into a mural to chase a demonic-looking gnome, only to find the mysterious Mr. Chickee on the other side
Teaching multicultural literature. a workshop for the middle grades( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Laina Jones and her sixth-grade students in Dorchester, Massachusetts explore The Watsons Go to Birmingham -- 1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis. Jones uses nonfiction, documentary film, and historical photographs to contextualize the events in the novel and the civil rights movement. The students make deep connections to the literature through drama, poetry, and creative writing activities. Curtis visits the classroom, addresses questions, and leads the students in a writing workshop. The unit culminates with a service learning project in which the students create children's books about the civil rights movement and share them with elementary school children
Good conversation! : a talk with Christopher Paul Curtis( Visual )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 68 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Meet the 2000 Newbery Award winning author at his home in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. Find out how writing changed his life and listen to the author read from his Newbery Award winning book "Bud, not Buddy"--The powerful story of a young African-American's quest to find his father and himself."
What? You think you got it rough? by Christopher Paul Curtis( )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's here: Volume One of the official Guys Read Library. Jon Scieszka's Guys Read initiative was founded on a simple premise: that young guys enjoy reading most when they have reading they can enjoy. And out of this comes a series that aims to give them just that. Ten books, arranged by theme, featuring the best of the best where writing for kids is concerned
Poised for literacy : a guide to using children's audiobooks( Recording )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Elijah of Buxton
Alternative Names
Christopher Paul Curtis Amerikaans schrijver

L-toe 1953-

קרטיס, כריסטופר פול

کریستوفر پل کورتیس

커티스, 크리스토퍼 폴

カーティス, クリストファー・ポール

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Elijah of BuxtonThe Watsons go to Birmingham--1963Bucking the SargeMr. Chickee's funny moneyBud, not BuddyThe Watsons go to Birmingham--1963The mighty Miss MaloneElijah of Buxton