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Christopher Paul Curtis
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“To me the highest accolade comes when a young reader tells me, ‘I really liked your book.’ The young seem to be able to say ‘really’ with a clarity, a faith, and an honesty that we as adults have long forgotten. That is why I write.”—Christopher Paul Curtis

Christopher Paul Curtis made an outstanding debut in children’s literature with The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963. His second novel, Bud, Not Buddy, is the first book ever to receive both the Newbery Medal and the Coretta Scott King Author Award.


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Bucking the Sarge

Written by Christopher Paul Curtis


Format: Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
On Sale: May 9, 2006
Price: $6.99

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Bucking the Sarge

Written by Christopher Paul Curtis


Format: eBook
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
On Sale: July 1, 2009
Price: $6.99

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Bud, Not Buddy

Written by Christopher Paul Curtis


Format: Hardcover, 256 pages
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
On Sale: September 7, 1999
Price: $16.99

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Bud, Not Buddy

Written by Christopher Paul Curtis


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
Publisher: Yearling
On Sale: January 8, 2002
Price: $6.99

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Bud, Not Buddy

Written by Christopher Paul Curtis


Format: eBook
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
On Sale: November 13, 2001
Price: $6.99

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Bud, Not Buddy

Written by Christopher Paul Curtis


Format: Paperback, 272 pages
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
On Sale: September 14, 2004
Price: $7.99

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The Mighty Miss Malone

Written by Christopher Paul Curtis


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
Publisher: Yearling
On Sale: March 12, 2013
Price: $7.99

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The Mighty Miss Malone

Written by Christopher Paul Curtis


Format: Hardcover, 320 pages
Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $15.99

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The Mighty Miss Malone

Written by Christopher Paul Curtis


Format: eBook, 320 pages
Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books
On Sale: January 10, 2012
Price: $7.99

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Mr. Chickee's Funny Money

Written by Christopher Paul Curtis


Format: eBook, 160 pages
Publisher: Yearling
On Sale: April 23, 2009
Price: $6.99

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Mr. Chickee's Funny Money

Written by Christopher Paul Curtis


Format: Trade Paperback, 160 pages
Publisher: Yearling
On Sale: January 23, 2007
Price: $6.99

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Mr. Chickee's Messy Mission

Written by Christopher Paul Curtis


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books
On Sale: December 18, 2008
Price: $6.99

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Exam Copy
Mr. Chickee's Messy Mission

Written by Christopher Paul Curtis


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Yearling
On Sale: June 10, 2008
Price: $6.99

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The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963

Written by Christopher Paul Curtis


Format: eBook
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
On Sale: November 13, 2001
Price: $6.99

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Exam Copy
The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963

Written by Christopher Paul Curtis


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Yearling
On Sale: September 8, 1997
Price: $6.99

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The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963

Written by Christopher Paul Curtis


Format: Trade Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Yearling
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $6.99

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Exam Copy
The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963

Written by Christopher Paul Curtis


Format: Paperback, 224 pages
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
On Sale: December 12, 2000
Price: $6.99

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Exam Copy
The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963

Written by Christopher Paul Curtis


Format: Hardcover, 224 pages
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
On Sale: September 1, 1995
Price: $16.95

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The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963

Written by Christopher Paul Curtis


Format: eBook, 240 pages
Publisher: Yearling
On Sale: August 6, 2013
Price: $6.99

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Also available as an eBook, hardcover, paperback, trade paperback and a trade paperback.

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The Prince and the Pauper

Written by Mark Twain
Introduction by Christopher Paul Curtis


Format: Trade Paperback, 240 pages
Publisher: Modern Library
On Sale: July 8, 2003
Price: $10.00

Set in sixteenth-century England, Mark Twain’s classic “tale for young people of all ages” features two identical-looking boys—a prince and a pauper—who trade clothes and step into each other’s lives. While the urchin, Tom Canty, discovers luxury and power, Prince Edward, dressed in rags, roams his kingdom and experiences the cruelties... Read more >
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