Age recommendation: 8 and up
By Christopher Paul Curtis
Adapted by Reginald Andre Jackson
Directed by Rodney Creech
“Bud Caldwell’s Rules and Things to Have a Funner Life Number 83…If a Adult Tells You Not to Worry, and You Weren’t Worried Before, You Better Hurry Up and Start ‘Cause You’re Already Running Late.”
It is 1936, and ten-year-old Bud Caldwell has been in and out of foster homes since his mother died four years ago. With nothing but a bag full of rocks and a heart full of hope, he sets out on a journey to find his true home.