New York : Delacorte Press, 1999
viii, 245 p. : ill. ; 22 cm ISBN/ISSN:
0440413281 (pbk), 0385323069, 9781448774791 (bound), 9780385323062, Language:
Winner of the 2000 Newbery Medal
Winner of the 2000 Coretta Scott King Author Award
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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