The Watsons Go to Birmingham--1963 (Paperback)

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A wonderful middle-grade novel narrated by Kenny, 9, about his middle-class black family, the Weird Watsons of Flint, Michigan. When Kenny's 13-year-old brother, 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.

About the Author

Christopher Paul Curtis was born in Flint, Michigan, and grew up there. Bud, Not Buddy, his second novel, winner of the 2000 Newbery Medal and the Coretta Scott King Author Award, is available in a Delacorte hardcover edition.

Product Details ISBN-10: 0440414121
ISBN-13: 9780440414124
Published: Yearling, 09/08/1997
Pages: 224
Language: English
Recommended Reading Level Minimum Age: 9
Maximum Age: 15
Minimum Grade Level: 4th Grade
Maximum Grade Level: 10th Grade