The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963
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Published:
New York : Delacorte Press, 1995.
Format:
Book
Physical Desc:
210 pages ; 22 cm.
Status:
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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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Language:
English
ISBN:
9780385382946 (pbk.), 9780440414124 (Bantam pbk.), 0440414121 (Bantam pbk.), 044022800x (pbk.), 0385321759
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Lexile measure:
920

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Description
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.
Awards
Newbery Honor book, 1996.
Awards
Coretta Scott King Honor book, 1996.
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Curtis, C. P. (1995). The Watsons go to Birmingham--1963. New York: Delacorte Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Curtis, Christopher Paul. 1995. The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963. New York: Delacorte Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Curtis, Christopher Paul, The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963. New York: Delacorte Press, 1995.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Curtis, Christopher Paul. The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963. New York: Delacorte Press, 1995. Print.

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988 |a .o9474018|c 3|l multi|f b|s a|x 12-01-14|y 12-12-14|z 01-02-15|3 s|k eh|k lo|k se
988 |a .o9510151|c 10|l multi|f b|s a|x 01-09-15|y 01-16-15|z 02-04-15|3 s|k (2)eh|k go|k lo|k (2)mn|k no|k oh|k se|k wp
988 |a .o9769225|c 3|l multi|f b|s a|x 11-17-15|y 11-24-15|z 12-02-15|3 s|k (2)hm|k pr
988 |a .o9866280|c 5|l multi|f b|s a|x 03-16-16|y 03-31-16|z 04-06-16|3 s|k gh|k no|k pr|k tl|k wp
988 |a .o1009636x|c 3|l multi|f b|s a|x 01-17-17|y 01-20-17|z 01-25-17|3 s|k bl|k do|k se
988 |a .o10159587|c 3|l multi|f b|s a|x 03-31-17|y 04-10-17|z 04-11-17|3 s|k bl|k ha|k lo
998 4|a LDR0905 20170610025030 NPUB |b GMU000013620180910135031 |b LDR0905 20170615002259 NSCH |b LDR0905 20170612202110 NSCH |b LDR0905 20170610025030 NPUB