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Bud not Buddy
Bud not Buddy
By: Christopher Paul Curtis
Families will always care for you. They are the people you lean against during your problems. In the story Bud not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis it shows a story of a young boy named Bud who is searching for his lost family. Unfortunately Bud never got to experience what its like to have a family. Luckily a family arrived and adopted him. At first he was as happy as can be but then as he started to realize he’d be leaving the only people that cared about behind. He tried to convince his new family to bring Bug but they strictly disagreed.
When Bud arrived to his new house. He me a young boy names Toddy. His new parents thought he was a very well mannered and roper boy but . . . . . unfortunately he was mischievous and a unmannered child on the inside never revealing his dark side to his parents. Toddy always blamed all the things he did on Bud. As a result Bud got punished and for his punishment they put him in a shed full of bats and bugs. It was so scary you’ll just gape about how scary and creepy it is. Bud then left the place. He knew this was not his family
Bud was meandering around looking for his family. As he was walking he met this man Mr.Calico. Mr. Calico found him hiding and was going to take him to his family. Mr.Calico figured out that Bud dad was Herman Callway. Bud was going to soon his family.Before reaching to Herman he wanted to give Bud some breakfast. When Bud went to his house, there Mr.Calico had one son and one daughter and Mrs.Calico. Bud wasn’t used to how they ate there dinner. They all talked so haphazardly. When they went back driving Mr.Calico met Herman.
Bud was soon going to have a new family. He was ecstatic about going back to his family. When Bud was there he met Herman Callway, Miss. Thomas, Lefty Louis, and the rest of the band. Herman kept on saying that Bud was not his father.Bud kept on saying I'm your son I'm your son. Then one day Herman was sitting on the table with Miss Thomas. He asked Bud his mother. Bud then glowered at him and said her name and said she died. Herman sat still surprised. He ran so fast and shut the door. Everyone was still then Lefty Louis asked for a picture of her. Bud nodded and went to get the picture. As he entered he didn’t want Herman to notice.When he bringed down the picture Bud put it at the center of the center of the table. Miss.Thomas said he’s not your father but is your Grampa. Bud was very morose about Herman being his Grampa.Then Miss.Thomas was crying a little too so was Lefty Louis.
Bud then heard a knock on the door. It was the whole band. When they came Bud was not going to say saying he didn’t want to embarrass Herman and Miss Thomas, and Lefty Louis are crying.Then the band was holding a silver case. Bud knew it was a instrument. Bud rapidly opened it but then couldn’t open it fully so Steady Eddie opened it. It was a golden saxophone. Bud was amazed.Steady Eddie said he’ll come back to teach lesson only if he clean his instrument fast. And Bud started cleaning it. Bud had found his family
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