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Thursday, March 19, Historical Account vs. Fictional Portrayal. He was part of a popular jazz band called the D usky Devastators of the Depression. They would play jazz music during this time to keep people light hearted and happy even though there was a depression going on. This band was really popular and everybody loved their music. Herman E.
The book received the Newbery Medal for excellence in American children's literature. Bud Caldwell is a ten-year-old orphan, living in Flint, Michigan , in Since the death of his mother four years earlier, Bud has been living in an orphanage and had short stints in several foster homes. The few items he has left of his mother include a blanket, a bag of rocks, a photograph of his mother as a child, and flyers that show Herman E. Calloway and his jazz band, the Dusky Devastators of the Depression.
The book opens in , four years after Bud's mother's death. Bud has just been placed with the Amoses, his third foster family. But the Amoses' son Todd bullies Bud, causing Bud to run away. Bud decides to run away from his foster home in the hope of finding a permanent home and a better life. He brings with him mementos of his mother: a bag of stones, a special blanket, a childhood photograph of his mom, and fliers for a jazz band, the Dusky Devastators of the Depression, and their leader Herman E.