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FC: Christopher Paul Curtis BY:Kevin Hunt
1: He was born on may 10th 1953
2: He was born in Flint,Michigan | Most of his story's take place here too!
3: He had five siblings when he was younger | He was The youngest
4: He spent 18 years after highschool on an assembly line | He was putting up heavy car doors
5: He got $9 an hour working on the assembly line! | Then he figured out he wanted to be a writer so he quit.
6: Christopher LOVES playing basketball! | He liked playing basketball with his kids. Ayaan and Ebyaan
7: Christopher loves Mexican Food | He loves going out with his family to get Mexican food!
8: He won a Newberry for Bud Not Buddy in 2000. he was 47 | He also got a Newberry for The Watson's go to Birmingham
9: All of his books were dedicated to his family | His moms name is Leslie His dads name is Herman
10: His grandfather was Earl Lefty Lewis | He was a very good baseball player! He played for the NewYork Yankees Pitching
11: His first copy of Bud Not Buddy got rejected | This book ended up being one of his best sellers!
12: When he was little he wanted to be a doctor like his dad | But then he changed his mind when he figured out how much fun writing was!
13: He once said, Never, Ever Say Something Bad About Someone You Don't Know--Especially When You're Around a Bunch of Strangers | He also put this quote in a book.
14: The books he wrote are Bud, Not Buddy, The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963, Elijah of Buxton, Mr. Chickee's Messy Mission
15: In the Watson's go to Birmingham a boy Named Byrin keeps getting int trouble. His mom had threatened him many times to stop,but he would not listen. soon enough his mom has had enough she sends him to his grandmas.
16: While they are here they happen to be in the area were a civil right movement happens. That took lives!
17: In Bud Not Buddy a boy named Bud is living an a orphanage. He has a suit case that he takes every were. because it has a picture of his mom in it He has it because his mom died. Bud ends up getting a foster parent, Bud meets a bratty kid that blames him for everything.
18: Soon bud finds out that his dad is still alive. So he Runs away from his foster home looking for his dad. Bud faces many challenges, but nothing can stop him!
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