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The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963 / a novel by Christopher Paul Curtis. [print]

By: Curtis, Christopher Paul [author]Material type: TextTextPublication details: New York : Delacorte Press, [(c)1995. Description: 210 pages ; 22 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 0385321759Subject(s): African Americans -- Juvenile fiction | Prejudices -- United States -- Juvenile fiction | African Americans -- Fiction | Family life -- Fiction | Prejudices -- Fiction | Brothers and sisters -- Fiction | Flint (Mich.) -- Fiction | Blacks -- FictionLOC classification: PZ73.C978.W387 1995PZ73.C978.W387 1995Online resources: Publisher description COPYRIGHT NOT covered - Click this link to request copyright permission: Awards: Newbery Honor Book, 1996Summary: The ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, an African American family living in Flint, Michigan, are drastically changed after they go to visit Grandma in Alabama in the summer of 1963. A hilarious, touching, and tragic novel about civil rights and the impact of violence on one African American family. Narrated by Kenny, 9, the story tells about his middle-class black family, the Watsons of Flint, Michigan, and their trip to Birmingham, Alabama, to visit Grandma. They happen to be in Birmingham when Grandma's church is bombed.
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Juvenile Book (10-day checkout) Juvenile Book (10-day checkout) G Allen Fleece Library
Newbery Award Collection - Second Floor
Fiction PZ7.C94137 Wat 1995 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available 31923000926978

The ordinary interactions and everyday routines of the Watsons, an African American family living in Flint, Michigan, are drastically changed after they go to visit Grandma in Alabama in the summer of 1963. A hilarious, touching, and tragic novel about civil rights and the impact of violence on one African American family. Narrated by Kenny, 9, the story tells about his middle-class black family, the Watsons of Flint, Michigan, and their trip to Birmingham, Alabama, to visit Grandma. They happen to be in Birmingham when Grandma's church is bombed.

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Newbery Honor Book, 1996

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