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Christopher Paul Curtis

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FC: Christopher Paul Curtis | By: SaBreanna T. Strickland

1: Christopher Paul Curtis was born in Flint,Michigan on May10,1954. That is where most of his books take place.

2: Mr.Curtis is the second oldest of five siblings and cares for his family. Besides reading and writing, he spends his time with friends and family.

3: Curtis graduated from the Flint Branch of the University of Michigan. He worked at an Fisher Body Plant assembly line through the years 1972-85.

4: The first book he wrote was The Watsons' go to Birmingham. when he wrote the book he was sitting in the childrens area of the library.

5: Steven Curtis, Mr.Curtis's son, typed the book, The WAtsons go to Birmingham. He was also the first to ever read it.

6: When Christopher Paul Curtis found out he wanted to be a writer, he knew that he would be a child book writer only. Although he only writes for kids, many adults and teens enjoy his creations too.

7: This author spends his spare time reading, and his favorite authors are:Toni Morrison, Kurt Vonnegut, and Zora Neale.

8: He and his wife have three children together. He also use to work as an assitant to senator Don Reglie.

9: In all of his eight books, Mr,Curtis always confronts issues of racism, family, love, and hope. he believes that people need to start realizing these problems and try to put an end to it all.

10: Many teachers cocnclude that his books are enjoyable for both children and adults, and are often taught in classrooms all over the U.S.

11: Christopher Paul Curtis his wife and three children currently live in Detroit,Michigan, and he continues trying to make books on issues that need to be resolved.

12: His latest book created is: The Mighty Miss Malone. He based it on a young girl who he grew up with. He wanted everyone to know what mighty meant and his old friend Denise was the perfect description.

13: Christopher Paul Curtis truely hopes one day someone will understand that things should start changing before the world gets even worse. he hopes one day someone will get up and notice what is going on. "That'll be the day.",He says one day while being taped on camera.

14: The Watsons goto Birmingham Bucking the Sarge Bud, Not Buddy Elijah of Buxton The Mighty Miss Malone | Books Created By Christopher P. Curtis : | Books Created by christopher p curtis

15: The book Bud, Not Buddy was about an 11 year old boy who went on an adventure with his father. He wasn't sure if thier friend ship was true but he was going to see soon. he loved staying with his grandma but he wanted someone to look up to.

16: Days were going by and bud still had questions that he needed answered. He really did love his grandma but still who wanted to know who he was and why isn't his dad by his side. He needed him, but he was never in sight.

17: One day a tall,skinny, sly man came to the apartment. Out of the blue he told Bud that he was his father. "Where were you", Bud asked. The man had no respond, all he could do is shrug his shoulders. he showed bud pictures of him and his mom, and indeed that look just like th oddly shaped man.

18: Bud and his father Mr.Kenny went and explored many places. Bud starting realizing who he was. They went to jazz clubs,went to hear the blues,then he knew that this was the life that he wanted to live. maybe this man didn't look like Bud but he sure did know Bud like the back of his hand.

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