Navigator Heritage Series: Bud, Not Buddy Study Guide 1 Year License
Author(s): COLLEGE OF WILLIAM & MARY
Bud, Not Buddy, a Newberry Medal Winner, is a dynamic story about the experiences of a young African American boy growing up in Michigan during the Great Depression. Students will venture into the story’s plot as Bud shares his insights on life and learning as he meets and interacts with many different people suffering the effects of the Depression. Bud’s mother has been dead for several years, and he has been living in orphanages and foster homes since her death. Now ten years old, Bud runs away to try to find the man he believes to be his father, a bandleader whose name appeared on some flyers Bud’s mother left him.