WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM -- 1963

By: CURTIS, CHRISTOPHER PAUL

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Dell Publishing Co., Inc. 9/8/1997. New paperback. Newbery Award Honor Book.


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The Newbery and Coretta Scott King Honoree about the Weird Watsons of Flint, Michigan--from Christopher Paul Curtis, author of Bud, Not Buddy, a Newbery Medal and Coretta Scott Award Winner.

Enter the hilarious world of ten-year-old Kenny and his family, the Weird Watsons of Flint, Michigan. There's Momma, Dad, little sister Joetta, and brother Byron, who's thirteen and an "official juvenile delinquent."

When 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.

AN ALA TOP TEN BEST BOOK
AN ALA NOTABLE CHILDREN'S BOOK
AN IRA YOUNG ADULT'S CHOICE
A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW BEST BOOK
NAMED TO MULTIPLE STATE AWARD LISTS

"Every so often a book becomes a modern classic almost as soon as it arrives on bookshelves. That happened in the mid-'90s when Christopher Paul Curtis released his first book, The Watsons Go to Birmingham -- 1963." --NPR

Title: WATSONS GO TO BIRMINGHAM -- 1963

Author Name: CURTIS, CHRISTOPHER PAUL

Categories: African-American History Month, Black History, RL 4-6, Banned Books, Newbery Honor Books,

Publisher: Dell Publishing Co., Inc.: 1997

ISBN Number: 0440414121

ISBN Number 13: 9780440414124

Binding: PAPERBACK

Book Condition: .

lbs: 0.44 lbs

Seller ID: 9780440414124N