Christopher Paul Curtis
This biography introduces readers to Christopher Paul Curtis, the Newbery Award and Coretta Scott King Award winning author who wrote The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963, Bud, Not Buddy, Elijah of Buxton, and other novels for young readers. Readers will learn about the years Curtis spent on an automobile assembly line in Michigan, his path to becoming a writer, and the inspiration for his books. Easy-to-read text and full-color photos highlight Curtis's childhood, family, education, and life as an author. Checkerboard Library is an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 6|
|Reading Level||Grade 4|
|BISACS||JNF007030, JNF063000, JNF011000|
|Subject||Biographies, Language Arts|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Title Format||Reinforced Library Bound Hardcovers, Anywhere eBooks|
|Dimensions||8 x 8|
|Guided Reading Level||Q|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.8|
|ATOS Interest Level||MG|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||147467|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Online Resources||FREE! Booklinks Nonfiction Network|
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