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Curtis, Christopher Paul

Overview
Works: 109 works in 645 publications in 9 languages and 45,014 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  History  Historical fiction  Detective and mystery fiction  Young adult works  Children's audiobooks  Action and adventure fiction  Drama  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Author, Narrator, Teacher
Classifications: PS3553.U6944, FIC
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Christopher Paul Curtis
Bud, not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis( Book )

78 editions published between 1999 and 2018 in 4 languages and held by 7,275 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 )

30 editions published between 2007 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 6,705 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
The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis( Book )

96 editions published between 1995 and 2017 in 10 languages and held by 6,384 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 )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 3,781 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 )

15 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 3,095 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 )

55 editions published between 1999 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 2,221 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 mighty Miss Malone by Christopher Paul Curtis( Book )

14 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 2,104 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 Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis( Recording )

60 editions published between 1995 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,917 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 )

10 editions published between 2014 and 2019 in English and held by 1,587 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 )

26 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 1,290 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 )

12 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,040 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 journey of little Charlie by Christopher Paul Curtis( Book )

6 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 1,035 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his poor sharecropper father is killed in an accident and leaves the family in debt, twelve-year-old Little Charlie agrees to accompany fearsome plantation overseer Cap'n Buck north in pursuit of people who have stolen from him; Cap'n Buck tells Little Charlie that his father's debt will be cleared when the fugitives are captured, which seems like a good deal until Little Charlie comes face-to-face with the people he is chasing
The mighty Miss Malone by Christopher Paul Curtis( Recording )

20 editions published in 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 886 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 )

16 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 721 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 )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 607 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 )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and held by 515 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 )

9 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 389 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
Me llamo Bud, no Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis( Book )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in Spanish and held by 355 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 journey of little Charlie by Christopher Paul Curtis( Recording )

8 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When his poor sharecropper father is killed in an accident and leaves the family in debt, twelve-year-old Little Charlie agrees to accompany fearsome plantation overseer Cap'n Buck north in pursuit of people who have stolen from him; Cap'n Buck tells Little Charlie that his father's debt will be cleared when the fugitives are captured, which seems like a good deal until Little Charlie comes face-to-face with the people he is chasing
Teaching multicultural literature. a workshop for the middle grades( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 152 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
 
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Alternative Names
Christopher Paul Curtis Amerikaans schrijver

Christopher Paul Curtis auteur de littérature d'enfance américain

Christopher Paul Curtis escritor de literatura infantil estadounidense

L-toe 1953-

קרטיס, כריסטופר פול

קרטיס, כריסטופר פול סופר ילדים אמריקאי

کریستوفر پل کورتیس

커티스, 크리스토퍼 폴

カーティス, クリストファー・ポール

Languages
English (493)

Spanish (11)

German (9)

Chinese (3)

Dutch (3)

French (2)

Italian (2)

Hebrew (1)

Korean (1)