The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963
The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963
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The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963

Written by Christopher Paul Curtis
Published by Yearling Books
Prices as of Jun 24

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Enter the hilarious world of 10-year-old Kenny and his family, the Weird Watsons of Flint, Michigan. There’s Momma, Dad, little sister Joetta, Kenny, and Byron, who’s 13 and an official “juvenile delinquent.” When Momma and Dad decide it’s time for a visit to Grandma, Dad comes home with the amazing Ultra Glide, and the Watsons set out on a trip like no other. They’re heading south. They’re going to Birmingham, Alabama, toward one of the darkest moments in American history.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780440414124
    Publication Date
    September 8, 1997
    Page Count
    224
    Words Per Page
    224
    Audience
    Middle Grade
    Reading Age
    8 - 12 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    95007091
    WorldCat Number (OCLC)
    65398952
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    0440414121
    Lexile® Level
    920L
    Est. Fountas & Pinnell Level
    ~V
    ATOS® Book Level
    5
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    8
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    11552
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    MG

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