The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 (Mass Market Paperback)

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Description


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.

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.

Praise for The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963…


"An exceptional first novel."
Publishers Weekly, Starred, Boxed Review

"Superb . . . a warmly memorable evocation of an African American family." —The Horn Book Magazine, Starred

"Marvelous . . . both comic and deeply moving."
The New York Times Book Review

"Ribald humor . . . and a totally believable child's view of the world will make this book an instant hit."—School Library Journal, Starred

Product Details ISBN-10: 044022800X
ISBN-13: 9780440228004
Published: Laurel Leaf, 12/12/2000
Pages: 224
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 10
Maximum Age: 12
Minimum Grade Level: 5th Grade
Maximum Grade Level: 7th Grade


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