Fed up with cruel foster homes, 10-year-old Bud hits the road in search of a father he never knew. "Will keep readers engrossed from first page til last."Publishers Weekly
Common Core Alignment:
RL.2.3. Describe how characters in a story respond to major events and challenges.
Coretta Scott King Award
Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award
ALA Notable Book
YALSA Best Book for Young Adults
IRA Book Award