The Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963
By (author) Christopher Paul Curtis
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Watsons Go to Birmingham - 1963 by Christopher Paul Curtis
Book DescriptionThe 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."" " NPR" "From the Hardcover edition.""
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780440228004
(175mm x 107mm x 15mm)
Imprint: Laurel (imprint of Dell Publishing)
Publisher: Bantam Doubleday Dell Publishing Group Inc
Publish Date: 12-Dec-2000
Country of Publication: United States
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This Newbery Honor Book and Coretta Scott King Award winner is now a Hallmark Channel Original Movie. When Kenny Watson's brother, Byron, gets to be too much trouble, the family travels from Michigan 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.
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Author Biography - Christopher Paul Curtis
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.
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