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  1. Historical FictionBook Talks Presented by Christy Havens North Butler Elementary School Library Media Specialist

  2. Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis Summary: Ten-year-old Bud, a motherless boy living in Flint, Michigan, during the Great Depression, escapes a bad foster home and sets out in search of the man he believes to be his father—the renowned bandleader, H. E. Calloway of Grand Rapids.

  3. Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis • Characters: Bud Caldwell Mr. & Mrs Amos and Toddy Bugs Mr. Lewis Herman E. Calloway Miss Thomas The Band: Mr. Jimmy, Steady Eddie, Doo Doo Bug, Dirty Deed, The Thug

  4. Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis • Setting: During the Great Depression in the 1930’s at Flint, Michigan and Grand Rapids, Michigan

  5. Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis • Reviews: "Curtis has given a fresh, new look to a traditional orphan-finds-a-home story that would be a crackerjack read-aloud."--Starred, School Library Journal "Bud's journey...will keep readers engrossed from first page to last." --Starred, Publishers Weekly

  6. Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis • Awards: Winner of the 2000 Newbery Medal Winner of the 2000 Coretta Scott King Award

  7. Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis • Other Suggested Reading: The Watsons Go to Birmingham Mr. Chickee’s Funny Money

  8. Hill Hawk Hattie by Clara Gillow Clark • Summary: When Hattie loses her Ma at the age of eleven, things change. Pa is not the same person he once was and doesn’t treat Hattie the same either. In fact, Pa loses his rafting partner and decides Hattie will have to replace him. Dressed up as a boy, she learns how to river raft and reconnects with her Pa.

  9. Hill Hawk Hattie by Clara Gillow Clark • Characters: Hattie Pa Jasper Harley Rastus

  10. Hill Hawk Hattie by Clara Gillow Clark • Setting: The year is 1883. Most of the story takes place while rafting down the Delaware River from New York to Philadelphia.

  11. Hill Hawk Hattie by Clara Gillow Clark • Reviews: “This book about the courage of a Hill Hawk girl and the world of the Delaware River in the early days of our country will enthrall readers.” -Patricia Reilly Giff “The simple first-person narrative captures Hattie’s rustic innocence, the thrilling rafting adventure, and the heartfelt struggle of a tough girl who feels useful to her father only in the role of a boy.” -Starred, Booklist

  12. Hill Hawk Hattie by Clara Gillow Clark • Awards: 2005 Kentucky Bluegrass Award Nominee

  13. Hill Hawk Hattie by Clara Gillow Clark • Other Suggested Reading: Hattie on Her Way, the sequel to Hill Hawk Hattie

  14. Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko • Summary: Twelve-year-old Moose Flanagan and his family move to Alcatraz so his father can work as a guard at the infamous prison. With neighbors that are convicts, Moose tries to protect his sister, Natalie (who has autism), live up to his parents’ expectations, and stay out of trouble.

  15. Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko • Characters: Moose Natalie Piper Mr. & Mrs. Flanagan

  16. Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko • Setting: In 1935 on Alcatraz Island.

  17. Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko • Reviews: With its unique setting and well-developed characters, this warm, engaging coming-of-age story has plenty of appeal, and Choldenko offers some fascinating historical background on Alcatraz Island in an afterword. -Booklist The story, told with humor and skill, will fascinate readers with an interest in what it was like for the children of prison guards and other workers to actually grow up on Alcatraz Island. -School Library Journal

  18. Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko • Awards: Newbery Honor School Library Journal Best Book of the Year Publishers Weekly Best Book 2004ALA Best Book for Young Adults 2005ALA Notable Book 2005

  19. Al Capone Does My Shirts by Gennifer Choldenko • Other Suggested Reading: Holes by Louis Sachar

  20. The Drummer Boy of Vicksburgby G. Clifton Wisler • Summary: Based on the real-life hero, Orion Howe, this story follows thirteen-year-old Orry as he runs away from his grandmother to join his father and brother in the army. However, it doesn’t take long for Orry to realize that war is not the glorious adventure he had imagined. But he does prove he can stand tall with the rest of the men.

  21. The Drummer Boy of Vicksburgby G. Clifton Wisler • Characters: Orry Lyston Pa

  22. The Drummer Boy of Vicksburgby G. Clifton Wisler • Setting: Mid 1860’s in the suburbs of Chicago and during the Civil War at Vicksburg, Mississippi

  23. The Drummer Boy of Vicksburgby G. Clifton Wisler • Reviews: "Wisler captures well the confusion of battle and the participants' fears of both cowardice and heroism....Compelling."--School Library Journal

  24. The Drummer Boy of Vicksburgby G. Clifton Wisler • Other Suggested Reading: Rifles for Watie by Harold Keith Thunder on the Tennessee

  25. References • http://www.civilwarpoetry.org/union/songs/battcry.html • http://www.nps.gov/archive/gett/gettkidz/music.htm • http://students.cup.edu/mor2399/index.htm • www.unitedstreaming.com