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Curtis, Christopher Paul

Overview
Works: 88 works in 473 publications in 11 languages and 43,575 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 )

79 editions published between 1998 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 7,205 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 )

25 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 6,651 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 )

75 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in 9 languages and held by 5,724 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 3,745 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 3,073 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 )

38 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,233 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 )

43 editions published between 1995 and 2013 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,914 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 madman of Piney Woods by Christopher Paul Curtis( Book )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 1,477 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 1,302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1859, eleven-year-old Elijah Freeman, the first free-born child in Buxton, Canada, which is 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
Mr. Chickee's messy mission by Christopher Paul Curtis( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,000 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 )

12 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 894 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 747 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 627 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 397 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 113 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 67 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 45 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
The wonderful wizard of Oz : a community-sourced audiobook by L. Frank Baum( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This summer, Random House Audio, OverDrive and First Book (www.firstbook.org) partnered to produce a "community-sourced" audiobook. This project, dubbed Lend Your Voice, asked hundreds of amateur narrators to add their voices to a recording of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz during one hot weekend in June during the American Library Association Annual Conference in Washington, D.C
Bud, not buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis( Visual )

2 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in English and held by 2 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
 
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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--1963Elijah of BuxtonMr. Chickee's messy mission