Bucking the Sarge / Christopher Paul Curtis.

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    • Abstract:
      Summary: Luther T. Farrel has got to get out of Flint, Michigan. As his best friend Sparky says, "Flint's nothing but the Titanic." And his mother, a.k.a. the Sarge, says, "Take my advice and stay off the sucker path." The Sarge milked the system to build an empire of slum housing and group homes. Luther's just one of the many people trapped in the Sarge's Evil Empire-but he's about to bust out. If Luther wins the science fair this year, he'll be on track for college and a future as America's best-known and best-loved philosopher. All he's got to do is beat his arch rival Shayla Patrick, the beautiful daughter of Flint's finest undertaker-and the love of Luther's life. Sparky's escape plans involve a pit bull named Poofy and the world's scariest rat. Oh, and Luther. Add to the mix Chester X., Luther's mysterious roommate; Dontay Gaddy, a lawyer whose phone number is 1-800-SUE'M ALL; and Darnell Dixon, the Sarge's go-to guy who knows how to break all the rules. Bucking the Sarge is a story that only Christopher Paul Curtis could tell. Once again the Newbery Award-winning author of Bud, Not Buddy and The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963 gives us a whole new angle on life and a world full of unforgettable and hilarious characters. Readers will root for Luther and Sparky every step of the way. Praise for The Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963: "An exceptional first novel." "Ribald humor - and a totally believable child's view of the world will make this book an instant hit." Deeply involved in his cold and manipulative mother's shady business dealings in Flint, Michigan, fourteen-year-old Luther keeps a sense of humor while running the Happy Neighbor Group Home For Men, all the while dreaming of going to college and becoming a philosopher.
    • Notes:
      012 & up.
      A Junior Library Guild selection.
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    • ISBN:
      0385323077 (trade) :
      0385901593 (library binding)
    • Accession Number:
      2004006445
    • Accession Number:
      ccp.354530
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      CURTIS, C. P. Bucking the Sarge. [s. l.]: Wendy Lamb Books, 2004. ISBN 0385323077. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05846a&AN=ccp.354530. Acesso em: 8 jul. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Curtis CP. Bucking the Sarge. Wendy Lamb Books; 2004. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05846a&AN=ccp.354530. Accessed July 8, 2020.
    • AMA11:
      Curtis CP. Bucking the Sarge. Wendy Lamb Books; 2004. Accessed July 8, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05846a&AN=ccp.354530
    • APA:
      Curtis, C. P. (2004). Bucking the Sarge. Wendy Lamb Books.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Curtis, Christopher Paul. 2004. Bucking the Sarge. Wendy Lamb Books. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05846a&AN=ccp.354530.
    • Harvard:
      Curtis, C. P. (2004) Bucking the Sarge. Wendy Lamb Books. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05846a&AN=ccp.354530 (Accessed: 8 July 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Curtis, CP 2004, Bucking the Sarge, Wendy Lamb Books, viewed 8 July 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Curtis, Christopher Paul. Bucking the Sarge. Wendy Lamb Books, 2004. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05846a&AN=ccp.354530.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Curtis, Christopher Paul. Bucking the Sarge. Wendy Lamb Books, 2004. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05846a&AN=ccp.354530.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Curtis CP. Bucking the Sarge [Internet]. Wendy Lamb Books; 2004 [cited 2020 Jul 8]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05846a&AN=ccp.354530