Christopher P Curtis

With his first book, The Watsons Go to Birmingham -- 1963, Christopher Paul Curtis received both a Newbery Honor and a Coretta Scott King Honor, and for his second book, Bud, Not Buddy, he received both the Newbery Medal and the Coretta Scott King Award. Curtis is also the author of Bucking the Sarge, which won the Golden Kite Award, as well as Chickee's Funny Money, Chickee's Messy Mission, and Elijah of Buxton, which received a Newbery Honor.