The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963

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Lexile measure:
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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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9780385317375
9780739375655
9780385382953
9780385729857
9780739330593
143283844
9781432838447
9780385321754
UPC:
9780739375655
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 5, 8 Points
Lexile measure:
920L
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Grouping Title watsons go to birmingham 1963
Grouping Author curtis christopher paul
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Last Grouping Update 2018-07-15 04:47:17AM
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title_display The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963
title_full The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963, The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 [eBook] Curtis, Christopher Paul., 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 [large print] / Christopher Paul Curtis, The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 [playaway] Christopher Paul Curtis
title_short The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963
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