Bud, Not Buddy, A Single Shard, and Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key

Summary of three different children’s books followed by information about each of the authors.

This paper discusses three different children’s books: “Bud, Not Buddy” by Christopher Paul Curtis, “A Single Shard” by Linda Sue Park, and “Joey Pigza Swallowed the Key” by Jack Gantos. Each story is discussed in detail with a short paragraph about the authors. Each book is special in different ways.