Christopher Paul Curtis Writing Styles in Bud, Not Buddy

Christopher Paul Curtis
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Points of View

This story is told from Bud Caldwell's ten-year-old perspective, as an African-American orphaned boy. The story begins as he is orphaned by his mother's death, and leads us through his unsatisfactory home placement with the Amos Family, and on to his journey to find his father, whom he believes is none other than Herman E. Calloway, the leader of the famous band in the flyers that his mom had always held close.

Though the story is seen through Bud's eyes, the reader is still able to pick up on small details of how others doubt his story from time to time. When he tells others that his father is Mr. Calloway, many give some quite inquisitive expressions or questioning requests. Adults are often helpful to Bud, yet they are kindly questioning of his endeavor to find his father once he is on his own and has...

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