The Legend of Buddy Bush
The day Uncle Goodwin "Buddy" Bush came from Harlem all the way back home to Rehobeth Road in Rich Square, North Carolina, is the day twelve-year-old Pattie Mae Sheals' life changes forever.
Pattie Mae adores and admires Uncle Buddy -- he's tall and handsome and he doesn't believe in the country stuff most people believe in, like ghosts and stepping off the sidewalk to le...more
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National Book Award finalist
Historical fiction based on actual events, takes place in 1947 North Carolina. Narrated by Buddy's 12 year old niece, it is the story of a black man falsely charged with the attempted rape of a white woman.