Bud is a ten year old boy who lives in a foster home but has a mission to find his dad. His mother passed away when he was younger and never told him who is father is. He finds a flyer with an add for the Dusty Devastators and knows that Herman E. Calloway has to be his father. So, Bud decides to make the journey to find Herman and reunite with his father.
With this book, students can summarize the book by recording the main events that happen in the book in order, they can write about Bud's character and how they are similar and different from him.