The Legend of Buddy Bush

Finalist, National Book Awards 2004 for Young People's Literature

The Legend of Buddy Bush, by Shelia P. Moses, book cover 2004
ISBN 9781416907169
Margaret K. McElderry Books
Sheila P Moses, author photo, 2004
Shelia P. Moses

Poet, author, playwright, and producer Shelia P. Moses was raised the ninth of ten children on Rehobeth Road in Rich Square, North Carolina, where The Legend of Buddy Bush is set. She is the co-author of Dick Gregory's memoir, Callus on My Soul. More about this author >

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Set in the year 1947 in rural North Carolina, a story of racism and segregation told from the viewpoint of 12-year-old Pattie Mae.