2004

The Legend of Buddy Bush

By Shelia P. Moses

Current Publisher: Simon Pulse (Simon & Schuster)
Digital Publisher: Not Available

Reading Level: Ages 12 & Up

YPL Finalists That Year:

  • Deb Caletti for Honey, Baby, Sweetheart
  • Laban Carrick Hill for Harlem Stomp!: A Cultural History of the Harlem Renaissance
  •  Shelia P. Moses for The Legend of Buddy Bush
  • Julie Anne Peters for Luna

YPL Winner That Year: Pete Hautman for Godless

Judges That Year: James Haskins, Marie G. Lee, Phoebe Stone, Neil Waldman

The Year in Literature: The Tale of Despereaux: Being the Story of a Mouse, a Princess, Some Soup, and a Spool of Thread by Kate DiCamillo won the Newbery Medal. The First Part Last by Angela Johnson won the Printz Award.

More Information: Shelia P. Moses received the Coretta Scott King Author Honor from the American Library Association in 2005.

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