Bud, Not Buddy is a book about a 10-year old boy in Flint, Michigan trying to find his father. Time are hard: It is the Great Depression, and Bud’s mother is deceased, though she has left some clues about Bud’s father. The plot was patchy in some places, but it definitely kept me intrigued and in the story. The start of the story is a bit hard to follow, but the middle is strong and the rest of book and makes perfect sense. The end changes Bud’s world, and makes you conclude that this is a good book. I think almost all readers will enjoy this book, and I give it 3.5 stars.
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Francesca is a 7th Grader at Inman Middle School
Passions: She can't live without her pets or her bike.
Favorite Pastime: Reading
Proudest Moment: Making honor roll last year.
Favorite Book: The Corfu Trilogy by Gerald Durrell
Pet Peeve: Her brother.
Little Known Personal Fact: She loves cyclocross, a sport that involves mud and bikes.
Life Goal: She wants to be a zoologist when she grows up.
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