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Watsons Go to Birmingham-1963 (Yearling Newbery)

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"Newbery Honor book"--Container.

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

A wonderful middle-grade novel narrated by Kenny, 9, about his middle-class black family, the Weird  Watsons of Flint, Michigan. When Kenny's  13-year-old brother, Byron, gets to be too much trouble,  they head South to Birmingham to visit Grandma, the  one person who can shape him up. And they happen to  be in Birmingham when Grandma's church is blown  up.

Synopsis:

Ten-year-old Kenny and his family, the Watsons of Flint, Michigan, are heading for Birmingham, Alabama, and one of the darkest moments in American history. 1996 Newbery Honor Book. 1996 Coretta Scott King Honor Book. An ALA Notable Book. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults. A "New York Times Book Review" Best Book. A "Horn Book" Fanfare.

About the Author

Christopher Paul Curtis was born in Flint, Michigan, and grew up there. Bud, Not Buddy, his second novel, winner of the 2000 Newbery Medal and the Coretta Scott King Author Award, is available in a Delacorte hardcover edition.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780613034944
Author:
Curtis, Christopher Paul
Publisher:
Turtleback Books
Subject:
Family - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Ethnic - African American
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Prejudices
Subject:
People & Places - United States - African-American
Subject:
Family
Subject:
Brothers and sisters
Subject:
Children s-General
Edition Description:
Turtleback Scho
Series:
Yearling Newbery
Publication Date:
19970931
Binding:
LIBRARY BOUND
Language:
English
Pages:
210
Dimensions:
7.76x5.30x.80 in. .56 lbs.
Age Level:
09-15

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Children's » Reference » Family and Genealogy
Young Adult » Fiction » Social Issues » Prejudice and Racism

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"Synopsis" by , Ten-year-old Kenny and his family, the Watsons of Flint, Michigan, are heading for Birmingham, Alabama, and one of the darkest moments in American history. 1996 Newbery Honor Book. 1996 Coretta Scott King Honor Book. An ALA Notable Book. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults. A "New York Times Book Review" Best Book. A "Horn Book" Fanfare.
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