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Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963

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Sep 8, 1997
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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 Topics › 1960's
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Book Topics › Alabama
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Book Topics › prejudice and racism
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Book Topics › Southern United States
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Christopher Paul Curtis

Christopher Paul Curtis is the author of <b>The Watsons Go to Birmingham–1963</b>, one of the most highly acclaimed first novels for young readers in recent years. It was singled out for many awards, among them a Newbery Honor and a Coretta Scott King Honor, and has been a bestseller in hardcover and paperback.

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Book Details

ISBN:
9780440414124
Publication Date:
September 8, 1997
Library of Congress Number (LCCN):
95007091
WorldCat Number (OCLC):
65398952
ASIN/ISBN 10:
0440414121
Lexile® Level:
920L

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