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The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963
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Random House Children's Books 2001
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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 BOOKAN ALA NOTABLE CHILDREN'S BOOKAN IRA YOUNG ADULT'S CHOICEA NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW BEST BOOKNAMED 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." —NPRFrom the Hardcover edition.
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Street Date:
11/13/2001
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780385729857
ASIN:
B000FC1KWU
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Level 5, 8 Points
Lexile measure:
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Christopher Paul Curtis. (2001). The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963. Random House Children's Books.

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Christopher Paul Curtis. 2001. The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963. Random House Children's Books.

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Christopher Paul Curtis. The Watsons Go to Birmingham—1963. Random House Children's Books, 2001. Web.

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