The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963

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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
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Full title watsons go to birmingham 1963
Author curtis christopher paul
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subject_facet 20th Century -- United States, African American -- United States, African Americans -- Fiction, African Americans -- Juvenile fiction, Alabama -- Fiction, Blacks -- Fiction, Brothers and sisters -- Fiction, Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile fiction, Children's audiobooks, Electronic books, Families -- Juvenile fiction, Family -- Fiction, Family life -- Fiction, Flint (Mich.) -- Fiction, Flint (Mich.) -- HIstory -- 20th century -- Fiction, Flint (Mich.) -- Juvenile fiction, Michigan -- Fiction, Playaways, Prejudices -- Fiction, Prejudices -- Juvenile fiction, School & Education -- JUVENILE FICTION
title_display The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963
title_full The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963, The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 [electronic resource] Curtis, Christopher Paul., The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963, The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 / a novel by Christopher Paul Curtis, The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 [playaway] Christopher Paul Curtis
title_short The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963
topic_facet 20th Century, African American, African American Fiction, African Americans, Blacks, Brothers and sisters, Families, Family, Family life, Fiction, HIstory, Historical Fiction, Juvenile Fiction, Playaways, Prejudices, School & Education
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